September 11th

Two beams of light shining against the New York skyline

Tribute in Light, New York, NY

The following historians consider the events of September 11, 2001, and their impact on American culture, public memory, and international relations.

Also of interest: OAH Distinguished Lecturer Thomas A. Schwartz writes about "Teaching 9/11, Fifteen Years Later" in the OAH's blog, Process.


Richard Aquila

Richard Aquila
Penn State University, Behrend College (Emeritus)

John E. Bodnar

John E. Bodnar
Indiana University

Ann D. Braude

Ann D. Braude
Harvard University

Mary Marshall Clark

Mary Marshall Clark
Columbia University

Charles L. Cohen

Charles L. Cohen
University of Wisconsin-Madison (Emeritus)

Erika Doss

Erika Doss
University of Notre Dame

Mary L. Dudziak

Mary L. Dudziak
Emory University
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Stanley N. Katz

Stanley N. Katz
Princeton University
 Has Video Presentation

Melani McAlister

Melani McAlister
George Washington University

Andrew Preston

Andrew Preston
Cambridge University

Tom Scheinfeldt

Tom Scheinfeldt
University of Connecticut

Thomas Alan Schwartz

Thomas Alan Schwartz
Vanderbilt University

Jeremi Suri

Jeremi Suri
University of Texas at Austin

Robert Brent Toplin

Robert Brent Toplin
University of North Carolina at Wilmington (Emeritus) and University of Virginia

Julian E. Zelizer

Julian E. Zelizer
Princeton University