Author Archives: Elizabeth Elliott

About Elizabeth Elliott

Elizabeth provides support for the program and executive staff at the AHA, including assistance with projects, prizes and fellowships, committees, and ongoing operational work. In addition, Elizabeth produces content for the AHA Today blog, including the AHA Member Spotlight feature. She received a BA in history from Gettysburg College in 2013, with special interests in poetry and Civil War Era studies.

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Reminder: AHA Research Grants Deadline is February 15th!

Applications will be accepted until February 15 for the 2015 AHA Research Grants: the Albert J. Beveridge Grant to support research in the history of the Western hemisphere; the Michael Kraus Grant to support research in colonial American history, with

Session of the Week: Common Core

The Common Core State Standards Initiative seeks to establish consistent educational standards that ensure high school graduates are prepared for college or the workforce. In regards to the subject of history, Common Core skills emphasize mastery over analysis and writing