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

OAH Seeks New Executive Director

Executive Director Katherine Finley recently announced that she will be retiring on June 30, 2020, after more than 10 years with the OAH and over 40 years working in the nonprofit sector. A search committee has been appointed to find her replacement, who will begin on July 1, 2020.  You can learn more about the position and application process here.

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2020 Germany Residency - University of Tübingen

Thanks to a generous grant from the Fritz-Thyssen Foundation, the OAH is pleased to continue the Residency Program in American History—Germany (Germany Residency Program) at the University of Tübingen. The resident scholar will offer a seminar on a U.S. history topic of his or her design to twenty-five advanced undergraduate and graduate students.

Deadline: October 1, 2019.

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2020 Japan Residencies Program

In cooperation with and support from the Japan-United States Friendship Commission, the OAH and the Japanese Association for American Studies (JAAS) plan to send two American scholars to Japanese universities for two-week residencies in the summer of 2020 (pending funding) at Hirosaki University and Meiji Gakuin University.

Deadline: October 1, 2019.

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The Journal of American History

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

The September issue of The Journal of American History is out now!

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