The American Historical Association (AHA) is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1884 and incorporated by Congress in 1889 for the promotion of historical studies, the collection and preservation of historical documents and artifacts, and the dissemination of historical research. As the largest historical society in the United States, the AHA serves as the umbrella organization for historians working in every period and geographical area. Among its 15,000 members are faculty at secondary schools and two- and four-year colleges and universities, history graduate students, independent historians, and historians in museums, historical organizations, libraries and archives, government, and business.
2016 Elected Council Members:
President: Patrick Manning, University of Pittsburgh
President-elect: Tyler Stovall, University of California, Santa Cruz
Immediate past president: Vicki L. Ruiz, University of California, Irvine
Vice President, Professional Division: Philippa J.A. Levine, University of Texas, Austin
Vice President, Research Division: Edmund P. Russell III, University of Kansas
Vice President, Teaching Division: Elizabeth Lehfeldt, Cleveland State University
American Historical Review
Since 1895, the AHR has been the journal of record for the historical profession in the United States--the only journal that brings together scholarship from every major field of historical study.
Perspectives on History
For the past 40 years, Perspectives on History has been the principal source for news and information about the historical profession.
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