Political History

  • John Broesamle (1941–2023)

    In Memoriam

    Carmen Nava | Nov 1, 2023

    John Broesamle, professor emeritus of history and noted champion of the wilderness, was born on February 10, 1941, and died...
  • Francis A. Dutra (1938–2021)

    In Memoriam

    Sarah Cline | Nov 1, 2023

    Francis A. Dutra, a historian of early modern Portugal and Brazil at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), died in March 2021.
  • Sovereignty and Satellites

    AHA Activities

    Rebecca L. West | Oct 18, 2023

    Read about the 2023–24 recipients of the Fellowship in Aerospace History and the Fellowship in the History of Space Technology.
  • Ngo Vinh Long (1944–2022)

    In Memoriam

    Douglas Allen | Oct 2, 2023

    Ngo Vinh Long, internationally renowned antiwar historian, died in Bangor, Maine, on October 12, 2022. He joined the Department of...

Most Recent

  • Janelle Greenberg (1938–2023)

    George Reid Andrews | Oct 2, 2023

    Janelle Greenberg, professor emerita of British history at the University of Pittsburgh, passed away on June 6, 2023.
  • Teaching and Pedagogy

    Mark Philip Bradley | Sep 18, 2023

    The AHR looks at pedagogy, Indigenous histories, revolution, the Cold War, the role of AI in historical practice, and more.
  • Is Global Democracy in Crisis?

    Lizzy Meggyesy | Aug 9, 2023

    A panel of historians discussed democracy around the globe and the growing popularity of authoritarian regimes in historical context.
  • Hedva Ben-Israel (1925–2023)

    Carole Fink | Jul 14, 2023

    Hedva Ben-Israel, professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJ) and one of the foremost scholars of modern nationalism, died...
  • Peggy K. Liss (1927–2023)

    Margaret R. Hawkins | Jun 16, 2023

    Peggy K. Liss, a historian of Spain, Latin America, and transatlantic empires, died on March 17, 2023, at 95 years of age.

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