OAH Insights

Welcome to OAH Insights, where you can find information about issues affecting the history community, current happening around the profession, and updates from the OAH, its committees, and partners. This page is intended to keep our community of U.S. historians up to date on all things related to the teaching and practice of history.

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The Civil War at 150: An OAH Commemorative Project

Posted: May 10, 2011
Tagged: News of the Organization


OAH Executive Board Approves Standards for Part-Time, Adjunct, and Contingent Faculty

Posted: March 31, 2011
Tagged: News of the Organization


OAH Speaks out on Academic Freedom

Posted: March 30, 2011
Tagged: News of the Organization


Standards for Part-Time, Adjunct, and Contingent Faculty

Posted: March 20, 2011
Tagged: OAH Statements


Interchange: Professional Organizations and Political Engagements

Posted: January 1, 2011
Tagged: None


OAH Conference Panel on Adjunct Employment in History (2010)

Posted: September 8, 2010
Tagged: News of the Organization


OAH passes Texas Textbook Resolution

Posted: May 12, 2010
Tagged: News of the Organization


Historical Associations Issue Recommendations About Rewarding Public History Work for Promotion and Tenure

Posted: April 8, 2010
Tagged: OAH Press Releases


Katherine Finley Named OAH Executive Director

Posted: December 9, 2009
Tagged: OAH Press Releases


OAH Joins Statement on Nomination of Allen Weinstein as Archivist of the United States

Posted: May 4, 2004
Tagged: OAH Press Releases


Historians Oppose Constitutional Amendment Banning Gay Marriage

Posted: April 16, 2004
Tagged: OAH Press Releases


History, Democracy, and Citizenship: The Debate over History’s Role in Teaching Citizenship and Patriotism

Posted: April 1, 2004
Tagged: OAH Reports


OAH Responds to Emory University Report on Michael Bellesiles

Posted: November 21, 2002
Tagged: OAH Press Releases


Professional Integrity and the OAH

Posted: May 1, 2002
Tagged: OAH Statements


Statement on Museum Exhibit Standards

Posted: April 2, 2002
Tagged: OAH Statements


Comments on 2001 NPS Management Policies

Posted: January 1, 2001
Tagged: OAH Statements


The LaPietra Report: A Report to the Profession

Posted: September 1, 2000
Tagged: OAH Reports


Statement on Diversity

Posted: April 2, 2000
Tagged: OAH Statements


Feeding the Pipeline: The Organization of American Historians - Indiana University Minority Fellowship Program

Posted: March 19, 1999
Tagged: OAH Reports


Minority Recruitment in the Historical Profession and Other Disciplines: An OAH Report

Posted: March 17, 1999
Tagged: OAH Reports