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  • Member News, May 2013 Added July 31, 2014

    Editor's Note: AHA members are encouraged to submit news about their careers, including prizes, promotions, honors, tenure, and new jobs. If you have an announcement that you would like to publish, please send it to Perspectives on History , with the subject line, " Member News ." Harvey J. Graff , Eminent Scholar in Literacy Studies and Professor of English and History at Ohio State University, has been named a fellow of the National Humanities Center in Research Triangle, North Carolina, and a fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, for 2013-14. He will spend the year at the National Humanities Center writing a social history of interdisciplinarity. Elizabeth Schmidt , professor of African history at Loyola University Maryland, has two 2013 publications concerning Africa and the Cold War. Her book, Foreign Intervention in  Africa: From the Cold War to the War on Terror , was published by Cambridge University Press, and

  • In Memoriam: Charles H. Glatfelter Added July 31, 2014

    a much-admired member of the Gettysburg College community, Glatfelter's passion for local history

  • In Memoriam: Gale Stokes Added July 31, 2014

    professional circles not only for his scholarship but also for his service. An editorial board member for... enthusiastic member of the American Historical Association's Research Division from 1998-2001. We

  • In Memoriam: Robert H. Zieger Added July 31, 2014

    , where students and union members alike enjoyed his labor history courses. He began teaching at the

  • NASA and Jameson Fellowships Awarded Added July 31, 2014

    The 2011–12 Fellowship in Aerospace History, sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and administered by the AHA, has been awarded to Monique Laney, who received her PhD in American Studies from the University of Kansas in 2009. The NASA Fellowship supports research in aerospace history. For the past year Laney has held the A. Verville Fellowship at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. Laney's dissertation, "Transnational Migration and National M...

  • Member News, September 2013 Added July 31, 2014

    AHA members are encouraged to submit news about their careers, including prizes, promotions, honors, tenure, and new jobs. If you have an announcement that you would like to publish, please send it to Perspectives on History , with the subject line, "Member News." Angus Burgin' s book, The Great Persuasion: Reinventing Free Markets since the Depression (Harvard Univ. Press) was named a Book of Exceptional Merit by the Society for US Intellectual History. Bettye Collier-Thomas , professor of history at Temple University, has won the 2013 Temple University Faculty Research Award for her book , Jesus, Jobs, and Justice: African American Women and Religion (Alfred A. Knopf, 2010).... , emeritus professor of history at the University of Western Australia, was made a member of the Order of... Barbara Miller Lane , life member of the AHA, was named a fellow of the Society of Architectural... satire on university corporatization and rebellion. Guggenheim Fellows The following AHA members

  • Member News, October 2011 Added July 31, 2014

    (American Public Univ.) has been inducted as a member of the Gamma Omega chapter of the Sigma Iota... Law. He took up the appointment in July 2009. From 1991 until 2009 he was a member of the research

  • An Enduring Gift Added July 31, 2014

    After earning a bachelor’s degree from University of California in 1892, David Maydole Matteson moved to Harvard University, intending to earn a second bachelor’s, as well as graduate degrees in history; however, while pursuing his master’s, a tragic bicycle accident left him deaf. No longer able to attend his doctoral classes, he took his master’s degree, and turned to the underappreciated field of indexing and library work. He spent many years of his long life serv...

  • Nominations Invited for the Election of 2010 Added July 31, 2014

    Under the AHA constitution and bylaws (Article VIII, Section 1; Article IX; and Bylaws 11 and 12), the executive director invites all members of the Association to submit to her, on or before January 8, 2010, recommendations for the following offices: President-elect (by rotation, U.S. as the teaching/research field) Vice President of the Professional Division (member of the Council, oversight of the division) Councilor Professional , one position (Council—governance of the organization; division—rights and responsibilities of historians, professional conduct, job market, data collection and analysis, and professional service prize) Councilor Research , one position (Council—governance of the organization; division—priorities in support of research and new research tools, relationships with archivists, librarians, and other organizations, policy... and working-class), vice president, Research Division At-large Members 2010 Jesus

  • AHA Council Decisions, June 2009 Added July 31, 2014

    requests for updates for more than four years. Approved appointment of the following as members... distinction (Anderson, Asher, Beveridge Family, Feis, Honorary Foreign Member, Roelker, Roosevelt-Wilson, and