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AHR Welcomes New Book Reviews Editor, Board of Editors Members

AHR Staff | Sep 2, 2014

Allison Madar

The American Historical Review is pleased to announce the appointment of Allison Madar as the new editor for book reviews. Allison is a historian of the early modern British Atlantic world. Her current book project, A People Between: Servitude and the Law in Eighteenth-Century Virginia, explores the complex social and legal dynamics negotiated by servants and their masters in a colony dominated by racial slavery. She has articles in the newly published Order and Civility in the Early Modern Chesapeake, edited by Debra Meyers and Melanie Perreault,and forthcoming in the journalHistory Compass. Before joining the AHR, Allison taught courses at Piedmont Virginia Community College and at Rice University, where she earned her PhD in 2013. During her time at Rice, she worked as an editorial assistant and then as visiting assistant editor of the Journal of Southern History.

The AHR Welcomes New Members to the Board of Editors

We are happy to announce the appointment of four new members to the Board of Editors: Randolph Roth (Ohio State Univ.), Sandra Greene (Cornell Univ.), Cynthia Radding (Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), and John Jeffries Martin (Duke Univ.).

They join the eight currently serving members: David A. Bell (Princeton Univ.), Timothy Brook (Univ. of British Columbia), Susan Juster (Univ. of Michigan), Carol Symes (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Herman Bennett (City Univ. of New York), Belinda Davis (Rutgers Univ.), Prasannan Parthasarathi (Boston Coll.), Jan Plamper (Univ. of London), and Judith Tucker (Georgetown Univ.).

The primary responsibility of the members of the Board of Editors of the AHR is to review manuscripts sent to them by the editor. They also serve as an advisory council on all matters relating to the journal.


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Sandra Greene


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John Jeffries Martin


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Cythia Radding


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Randolph Roth

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