Author Archives: Dana Schaffer

About Dana Schaffer

Dana oversees the membership department and development efforts of the AHA. She also provides support to the Executive Director for various managerial functions, serves as secretary to the AHA Council, and manages the AHA's award, grant, and fellowship programs. Prior to joining the AHA staff in February 2013, Dana served as the assistant director at the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University, where she planned and directed public and academic programs and initiatives. Dana holds a BA in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MA in public history from American University.

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2015 NASA and Jameson Fellowships Awarded

The AHA is pleased to announce the 2015–16 recipients of the J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History and the Fellowship in Aerospace History.

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2015 AHA Research Grants Awarded

Each year, the American Historical Association awards several research grants with the aim of advancing the study and exploration of history in a diverse number of subject areas. The AHA is pleased to announce the 2015 winners 


Making Your Case to Attend the AHA Annual Meeting

You know that the AHA annual meeting is an unmissable event in the history calendar. It’s the premier spot for meeting and exchanging views with your peers and colleagues, as well as offering an informative and thought-provoking program of events.