National History Center Appoints Administrative Officer

AHA Staff, November 2005

The National History Center, an initiative of the American Historical Association, has appointed Miriam E. Hauss as its administrative officer effective August 1, 2005. Miriam Hauss, who holds a master’s degree in modern European history from American University and a BA with honors in modern European history from the University of Kentucky, has worked for the AHA since October 1999, first as special projects coordinator and more recently as marketing and development manager. She will retain a position at the AHA as Council Staff Associate and Public Information Officer.

Wm. Roger Louis, chair of the National History Center and the Kerr Professor of English History and Culture at the University of Texas at Austin, stated that Miriam Hauss “is extraordinarily competent and efficient. She will bring to the center a unique blend of skills and experience. A strong proponent of the center since its founding, she has a thorough understanding of the hopes and needs of the historical community as well as what it will take to build a new organization in the nation’s capital.”