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  • In Memoriam: Robert H. Zieger

    May 1, 2013

    Labor Historian, Teacher, and Advocate Robert H. Zieger, distinguished professor of history emeritus at the University of Florida, passed away unexpectedly at his home on March 6, 2013. He is survived...

  • Society for Military History Announces Its Annual Awards

    April 1, 2012

    The Society for Military History, an affiliated society of the AHA, recently announced the names of the winners and recipients of the society's many annual prizes and awards. The awards and prizes wil...

  • How Historic Is the 2008 Election? Introductory Remarks

    April 1, 2009

    Forum on the 2008 Presidential Election

  • Suspicious E-mails Targeting Scholars

    December 1, 2013

    The AHA Professional Division urges members to be aware of an increasingly common suspicious e-­mail targeting scholars in a variety of disciplines. The e-­mail consists of an offer by a supposed scho...

  • News Briefs, April 2011

    April 1, 2011

    Former-Representative Harman Named to Head Wilson Center Former-Representative Jane Harman (D-CA) was recently named president, CEO, and director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholar...

  • Institute for Constitutional History Invites Applications for Two Seminars

    January 1, 2012

    The Institute for Constitutional History (ICH), the nation's premier center dedicated to the exploration of the historical development of the U.S. constitution, invites applications—to be submitted by...

  • Practical Advice for Writing Your Dissertation, Book, or Article

    December 1, 2006

    You have a stack of research materials, a nebulous yet promising topic, and a looming deadline. Now, how do you actually write? In my work as a dissertation coach and academic writing consultant, I am...

  • Nominations for the 2009 Election

    April 1, 2009

    The Nominating Committee for 2009–10, chaired by Laura Ackerman Smoller (Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock), met February 7–8, 2009, in Washington, D.C., and offers the following candidates for offices...

  • In Defense of Academic History Writing

    April 1, 2010

    The writing of academic history seems to be in a crisis. Historical monographs pour from the university presses—at least 1,200 or so a year—and yet have very few readers. Sometimes sales of academic h...

  • Important Details about the 2004 Annual Meeting

    December 1, 2003

    From the Supplement to the 118th Annual Meeting