2019-2020 OAH Executive Board

The OAH Executive Board comprises the OAH officers, former presidents who continue to serve for two years immediately succeeding their presidency, and nine elected members. An asterisk (*) denotes members of the OAH Executive Committee, which is composed of the officers of the OAH, and the immediate past president.

Officers of the OAH

Image of Joanne Meyerowitz *
Joanne Meyerowitz *
OAH President
Term on OAH Executive Board expires April 2022
Arthur Unobskey Professor of History and American Studies
Yale University
New Haven, CT
Image of George J. Sanchez *
George J. Sanchez *
OAH President Elect
Term on OAH Executive Board expires April 2023
Professor of History, American Studies & Ethnicity
Director, USC Center for Diversity and Democracy
University of Southern California
Long Beach, CA
Image of Philip J. Deloria*
Philip J. Deloria*
OAH Vice President
Term on OAH Executive Board expires April 2024
Professor of History
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
Image of Jay S. Goodgold *
Jay S. Goodgold *
OAH Treasurer
Independent Investor
Chicago, IL
Image of Katherine M. Finley *
Katherine M. Finley *
OAH Executive Director (nonvoting member)
Bloomington, IN
Image of Benjamin H. Irvin *
Benjamin H. Irvin *
OAH Executive Editor (nonvoting member)
Editor, Journal of American History
Bloomington, IN

Past Presidents

Image of Edward L. Ayers *
Edward L. Ayers *
OAH President (2017-2018)
Term on OAH Executive Board expires April 2020
Tucker-Boatwright Professor of the Humanities
President Emeritus
University of Richmond
Richmond, VA
Image of Earl Lewis *
Earl Lewis *
OAH President (2018-2019)
Term on OAH Executive Board expires April 2021
Professor of History and African American and African Studies
Director, Center for Social Solutions
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Executive Board Members

Image of Lu Ann Jones
Lu Ann Jones
Term expires April 2020
Staff Historian
Park History Program
National Park Service
Washington, D.C.
Image of Martha S. Jones
Martha S. Jones
Term expires April 2020
Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor and Professor of History
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Image of T.J. Stiles
T.J. Stiles
Term expires April 2020
Independent Scholar
Berkeley, CA
Image of Jonathan Scott Holloway
Jonathan Scott Holloway
Term expires April 2021
Professor of History and African American Studies, and Provost
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
Image of Katherine Ott
Katherine Ott
Term expires April 2021
Curator, Division of the History of Medicine and Science
Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
Washington, D.C.
Image of Virginia Scharff
Virginia Scharff
Term expires April 2021
Distinguished Professor of History and Director, Center for the Southwest
University of New Mexico
Associate Provost, University of New Mexico; 2013–2017
Albuquerque, NM
Image of Michael Flamm
Michael Flamm
Term expires April 2022
Professor of History
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delware, OH
Image of Theresa R. Jach
Theresa R. Jach
Term expires April 2022
Faculty, History Department
Houston Community College
Houston, TX
Image of Donald W. Rogers
Donald W. Rogers
Term expires April 2022
Adjunct Lecturer in History
Central Connecticut State University (retired)
New Britain, CT
 

Executive Board Standing Committee for Finance
T. J. Stiles, Chair
Michael Flamm
Jonathan Scott Holloway

Executive Board Standing Committee for Operations
Martha S. Jones, Chair
Theresa Jach
Katherinie Ott

Executive Board Standing Committee for Publications
Lu Ann Jones, Chair
Donald Rogers
Virginia Scharff
 

The OAH Executive Board composition is updated each year after the annual meeting.