Author Archives: Nike Nivar

About Nike Nivar

Nike serves as project assistant at the AHA and provides staffing support for the Lumina Tuning Grant and the NEH Bridging Cultures Grant. As a blog contributor he is in charge of the weekly AHA Member Spotlight feature. Nike is interested in showcasing the diversity and depth of the AHA membership and learning about the different paths people take as historians.

Jeffrey J. Malanson

AHA Member Spotlight: Jeffrey J. Malanson

Jeffrey J. Malanson is assistant professor of early American history at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). He lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana (where he and his wife just bought their first house) and has been an AHA member since 2009.

Douglas Kanter

AHA Member Spotlight: Douglas Kanter

Douglas Kanter is an associate professor of history at Florida Atlantic University. He lives in Delray Beach, Florida, and has been an AHA member since 2001.

AHA Member Spotlight: Françoise N. Hamlin

Françoise N. Hamlin is the Hans Rothfels Assistant Professor of History and Africana Studies at Brown University. She lives in Rhode Island and has been an AHA member since 2001.

Bridging Cultures: Strengthening Introductory History Courses

The Community College Humanities Association hosted a session Friday afternoon on its ongoing Bridging Cultures project, “Advancing the Humanities at Community Colleges,” funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

AHA Member Spotlight: Jason S. Lantzer

Jason S. Lantzer is an adjunct professor of history at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). He lives in Indianapolis, Indiana, and has been an AHA member since 2005.

Join the AHA on FourSquare!

If you’re a FourSquare user, be sure to check-in at our 2013 annual meeting in New Orleans. We will be creating event pages for some of the main events at the meeting.  You can check-in at the following sessions/events:

Register for the Gilder Lehrman Workshop

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is sponsoring an all-day workshop for K-12 teachers at the AHA's 2013 annual meeting in New Orleans. The workshop, "Teaching the American Story: Immigration and Migration," will take place Saturday, January 5th in the Sheraton's Armstrong Ballroom, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

AHA Member Spotlight: Peniel E. Joseph

Peniel E. Joseph is professor of history at Tufts University and founding director for the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy. He lives in Somerville, Massachusetts, and has been an AHA member since 1998.