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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OAH Amicus Brief Filed in Same-Sex Marriage Case

Posted: March 9, 2015
Tagged: Advocacy, News of the Organization, Around the Profession


OAH Mourns the Passing of Past President and Distinguished Member Carl N. Degler

Posted: January 17, 2015
Tagged: In Memoriam


OAH Issues Statement Regarding Steven Salaita

Posted: December 16, 2014
Tagged: Around the Profession, News of the Organization, OAH Statements


Largest gathering of American historians in U.S. to be held April 16–19 in St. Louis

Posted: December 11, 2014
Tagged: OAH Press Releases, News of the Organization


Book Distinguished Lectureship Program speakers now for 2015

Posted: December 1, 2014
Tagged: OAH Press Releases, News of the Organization


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 Executive Board Issues Statement on Dissertation Embargoes

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


OAH Recognized for Innovative Marketing Plan

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


OAH Executive Board Statement on Dissertation Embargoes

Posted: December 16, 2013
Tagged: OAH Statements, News of the Organization


OAH Statement on Dissertation Embargoes

Posted: November 1, 2013
Tagged: OAH Statements, News of the Organization


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, News of the Organization


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

Posted: July 1, 2013
Tagged: OAH Statements, News of the Organization


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, News of the Organization


Remembering Gerda Lerner, a Pioneer in Women's History

Posted: January 4, 2013
Tagged: In Memoriam