Historians and the Public

  • Norms, Facts, and the Law

    From the Executive Director

    James Grossman | Sep 9, 2020

    During a season of abnormal political spectacle, historians should hold fast to our commitment to the integrity of the historical record.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Eric Garcia McKinley

    Perspectives Daily

    Matthew Keough | Jun 4, 2020

    Eric Garcia McKinley is a consultant for media organizations and media funders at The Impact Architects. He lives in Rochester,...
  • Jargon in History Writing Shuts Out the Public

    From the President

    John R. McNeill | May 20, 2019

    Our society needs real history more than ever. We need to invite the curious, in true democratic fashion.
  • Talk to Historians

    From the Executive Director

    James Grossman | Mar 7, 2019

    You can bewail decline from the sidelines. But it’s best to get informed.

Most Recent

  • Why I Am a Historian

    Lillian Guerra | Jul 2, 2018

    Confronting ignorance and racism pushed me into my career.
  • “Our Biggest Mistake Is That We Trusted You Too Much”

    Jeffrey A. Engel | May 10, 2018

    Jeffrey Engel, founding director of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University, explains how Russian President Vladimir Putin...
  • An Embarrassment of Witches

    Mary Beth Norton | May 1, 2018

    WITCH HUNT!”That’s how President Donald Trump’s tweets tend to refer to the investigation led by Rob...
  • Community Values

    Jenny Barker-Devine | May 1, 2018

    Civic engagement isn't only for the tenured or the daring.
  • Experiments in Writing History

    Elizabeth Elliott | Apr 26, 2018

    Laura Kamoie still receives periodic royalty statements for a book she published over a decade ago—a...

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