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

OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program Welcomes New Speakers in 2021

The Organization of American Historians’ Distinguished Lectureship Program welcomes the addition of 23 historians, appointed by OAH President Philip J. Deloria. The new lecturers join a roster of nearly 600 prominent scholars who speak to audiences across the country on all aspects of U. S. history.

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Meet The New Lecturers

2022 OAH Diversity Fellowship

The OAH, together with the Department of History at Indiana University, offers the OAH Diversity Fellowship every three years to support doctoral study in the field of U.S. History. The OAH Diversity Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for students from underrepresented groups in academia to study in Indiana University’s Department of History, while gaining practical experience in the classroom as teaching assistants and in the variety of work the OAH does to support the historical profession.

Application Deadline: December 1, 2021


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OAH Joins NCH Opposing "Divisive Concepts" Legislation

Legislation currently under consideration by numerous state legislatures around the country menaces the academic freedom essential to all classrooms, especially those where history is the focus of discussion and debate. The OAH has joined with the more than 50 member organizations of the National Coalition for History to oppose these efforts.

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The Journal of American History

Link to the June 2021 issue of The Journal of American History

The June issue of the Journal of American History is now available

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The American Historian

Link to the June 2021 issue of The American Historian

The June issue of The American Historian is now available

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