In Memoriam

  • George C. Herring (1936–2022)

    Robert K. Brigham and Kyle Longley | Mar 30, 2023

    George C. Herring, historian of the Vietnam War and US foreign relations, died on November 30, 2022.
  • Robert L. Tignor (1932–2022)

    Heather J. Sharkey | Feb 28, 2023

    A pathbreaking historian of modern Africa, the Middle East, and the world, and beloved mentor to generations of students, Robert...
  • Marion Thompson Wright (1902–62)

    Graham Hodges | Feb 28, 2023

    This Long Overdue tribute honors historian Marion Thompson Wright, who died on October 26, 1962.
  • John W. Shy (1931–2022)

    Ira Gruber | Jan 31, 2023

    John W. Shy, professor emeritus of history at the University of Michigan and a leading authority on Anglo-American military history,...
  • Liu Kwang-Ching (1921–2006)

    Don C. Price | Jan 31, 2023

    This Long Overdue tribute honors historian Liu Kwang-Ching, who died on September 28, 2006.
  • Julian Nava (1927–2022)

    John Broesamle | Dec 29, 2022

    Julian Nava, who taught on the faculty of California State University, Northridge, for 43 years, died at age 95 on July 29, 2022.
  • W. E. B. Du Bois (1868–1963)

    David Levering Lewis | Dec 6, 2022

    This Long Overdue tribute honors historian W. E. B. Du Bois, who died on August 27, 1963.
  • Townhouse Notes

    Laura Ansley | Dec 6, 2022

    A new Perspectives project looks to honor historians of color whose deaths were not marked in AHA publications.
  • Richard Herr (1922–2022)

    Martin Jay and Paula Fass | Nov 30, 2022

    Richard Herr, professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, died on May 29, 2022.
  • Elizabeth York Enstam (1937–2022)

    Michael V. Hazel | Nov 30, 2022

    Elizabeth York Enstam died September 15, 2022, in Dallas, Texas, where she had lived for the past 54 years.
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