In Memoriam

  • Susie Lee Owens Bryant (1905–86)

    In Memoriam, Long Overdue

    Bruce E. Baker | May 22, 2024

    This Long Overdue tribute honors Susie Lee Owens Bryant, historian of Reconstruction, who died in 1986.
  • Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie (1929–2023)

    In Memoriam

    William Chester Jordan | Apr 30, 2024

    Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, distinguished historian of ancien régime France, died at age 94 on November 22, 2023.
  • George K. Behlmer (1948–2024)

    In Memoriam

    Jordanna Bailkin, Jane Cater, Glennys Young | Apr 30, 2024

    George K. Behlmer, historian of modern Britain and professor emeritus at the University of Washington, died on January 4, 2024.
  • William Hansberry (1894–1965)

    In Memoriam, Long Overdue

    Mark Lewin | Apr 24, 2024

    This Long Overdue tribute honors William Hansberry, historian of Africa at Howard University, who died in 1965.

Most Recent

  • Daniel F. Callahan (1939–2024)

    Matthew Gabriele and John D. Hosler | Apr 1, 2024

    Daniel F. Callahan, historian of medieval Europe, passed away on January 25, 2024.
  • Arturo Alfonso Schomburg (1874–1938)

    Vanessa K. Valdés | Mar 26, 2024

    This Long Overdue tribute honors archivist and promoter of history Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, who died on June 10, 1938.
  • Robert J. Knowlton (1941–2023)

    Stephen R. Knowlton | Mar 4, 2024

    Robert J. Knowlton, professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, died on November 18, 2023, at the age of 92.
  • Natalie Zemon Davis (1928–2023)

    Carla A. Hesse | Mar 4, 2024

    Natalie Zemon Davis, the most renowned anglophone historian of early modern France of her generation, died on October 21, 2023, at age 94.
  • Edward G. Gray (1964–2023)

    Jane Kamensky | Mar 4, 2024

    Edward G. Gray, cultural historian of Early America and the United States, passed away on December 22, 2023.
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