Edward L. Ayers Begins Term as OAH President
Edward L. Ayers began his term as the president of the Organization of American Historians (OAH) for 2017-2018 on April 8.
Ayers is Tucker-Boatwright Professor of the Humanities and President Emeritus at the University of Richmond.
"The OAH has been doing important work for over a century," Ayers said, "and plays a critical role in the nation today. We will be undertaking ambitious projects in the coming year, so I hope people will stay tuned."