The OAH is pleased to announce that Benjamin H. Irvin, associate professor at the University of Arizona, has been named the new Executive Editor of the Journal of American History and associate professor in the department of history at Indiana University, Bloomington. Irvin will begin his term as Executive Editor of the Journal of American History in August 2017.
Irvin is the author of Clothed in Robes of Sovereignty: The Continental Congress and the People Out of Doors (2011). He has worked on the editorial boards or staffs of Common-Place: The Journal of Early American Life, History Compass, and the Journal of American History. Irvin is also a Distinguished Lecturer with the Organization of American Historians.