Historians are uniquely qualified for the important social and educational job of putting current affairs into historical context. We do it in our classrooms, in op-ed pieces, in books and articles, and at conferences and meetings. Sometimes a news item
The AHA is pleased to announce two open positions, one for editor of Perspectives on History and the other for marketing and public relations manager, both ideal for qualified individuals looking for an opportunity to positively impact the history profession.
The American Historical Association submitted a statement this week on proposed changes to the New York State Board of Regents Examination, which is an end-of-year examination given to students seeking a Regents diploma.
What can historians contribute to the policy debate about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa? Quite a lot, it turns out. On November 17, the National History Center sponsored a congressional briefing titled “Historical Perspectives on the Ebola Epidemic and
The National Women’s History Project has selected AHA President-elect Vicki Ruiz, a scholar of Latina history at the University of California, Irvine, as a 2015 honoree for National Women’s History Month. The award will be conferred on March 28, 2015,