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 OAH Strongly Urges Support of the Adjunct Faculty Loan Fairness Act of 2014

Posted: October 23, 2014
Tagged: News of the Organization, Around the Profession


OAH Statement on the AP Test

Posted: August 29, 2014
Tagged: News of the Organization, Around the Profession


From the OAH President: "Professors—I Need Your Help!"

Posted: May 21, 2014
Tagged: News of the Organization, Around the Profession


OAH Executive Board Endorses Revisions to Part-Time, Adjunct, and Contingent Employment Standards

Posted: May 7, 2014
Tagged: Around the Profession, News of the Organization


Open Discourse and Academic Freedom

Posted: February 18, 2014
Tagged: Advocacy, News of the Organization, Around the Profession


OAH Recognized for Innovative Marketing Plan

Posted: December 17, 2013
Tagged: News of the Organization


OAH Executive Board Issues Statement on Dissertation Embargoes

Posted: December 17, 2013
Tagged: News of the Organization


OAH Executive Board Statement on Dissertation Embargoes

Posted: December 16, 2013
Tagged: OAH Statements


OAH Statement on Dissertation Embargoes

Posted: November 1, 2013
Tagged: OAH Statements


OAH Responds to Recent Concerns of Academic Freedom

Posted: July 25, 2013
Tagged: News of the Organization


The OAH Responds to Open Comment Period on National Archives Strategic Plan

Posted: July 6, 2013
Tagged: OAH Statements


OAH Committee on LGBTQ Historians and Histories Issues Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Marriage Equality

Posted: July 1, 2013
Tagged: OAH Statements


History Education in the United States: A Survey of Teacher Certification and State-Based Standards and Assessments for Teachers and Students

Posted: April 18, 2013
Tagged: OAH Reports


OAH Files Amicus Brief in Perry v. Hollingsworth

Posted: February 1, 2013
Tagged: OAH Statements


Remembering Gerda Lerner, a Pioneer in Women's History

Posted: January 4, 2013
Tagged: In Memoriam


Imperiled Promise: The State of History in the National Park Service

Posted: February 21, 2012
Tagged: News of the Organization


The OAH recognized by the Indiana Society of Association Executives

Posted: December 19, 2011
Tagged: News of the Organization


OAH Mourns the Passing of David Montgomery

Posted: December 18, 2011
Tagged: In Memoriam


The OAH Joins in Support of House Resolution 3071

Posted: November 8, 2011
Tagged: News of the Organization


The OAH Executive Board Issues Statement on Institutional Review Boards

Posted: October 28, 2011
Tagged: News of the Organization, OAH Press Releases