As of March 23rd, all OAH staff will be working remotely due to the spread of COVID-19. This may result in some delay in our communication. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

The Organization of American Historians promotes excellence
in the scholarship, teaching, and presentation of American history.

Announcing the 2020 OAH Award Winners

Celebrating the best in American history—writing, teaching, public presentation, research, support, and distinguished careers—the OAH Awards recognize colleagues and friends whose achievements advance our profession, bolstering deep, sophisticated understandings of America’s complex past, and informed, historically relevant discussions of contemporary issues. Congratulations to our 2020 OAH Award Winners!

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OAH Launches a New OAH Virtual Exhibit Hall

The OAH is proud to launch a new OAH Virtual Exhibit Hall (OVEH) in lieu of the recently canceled 2020 OAH Annual Meeting. The pages on the OVEH are a space where publishers, associations, and companies share information about their products and services, showcase their latest offerings, and connect with OAH members. We invite you to explore the "booths" and stay connected!

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OAH Cancels the 2020 OAH Annual Meeting

We thank you for your continued patience as we navigate the uncharted territory of the COVID-19 outbreak. We had hoped that the spread of the virus might abate, but clearly it has not. After much discussion, research, and careful deliberation, the OAH Executive Committee voted yesterday to cancel the 2020 OAH Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The deadline to request refunds for the Annual Meeting are now passed.

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The Journal of American History

Cover of the September 2019 issue of the Journal of American History

The March issue of the Journal of American History is out now!

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Endowment Campaign Goal: $500,000


Watch Our Progress

To date, the OAH has raised $142,000 in pledges and donations for the endowment fund.