Directory of Lecturers

OAH Distinguished Lectureship program 40 years 1981-2021
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Start your search for a speaker here or browse the alphabetized, comprehensive listing of all OAH Distinguished Lecturers.

OAH Distinguished Lecturers may be scheduled for keynote speeches, open and private lectures, seminars, workshops, and other public events and commemorations. Contact the Distinguished Lectureship Program coordinator for additional information and to inquire about individual lecture fees.

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Edward L. Ayers

University of Richmond

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Digital history
  • Public History and Memory
  • South

Edward E. Baptist

Cornell University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1800-1865
  • Capitalism
  • Education

Dan Berger

University of Washington Bothell; University of Washington Seattle

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Civil Liberties, Security State
  • Civil Rights

Mary Sarah Bilder

Boston College Law School

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Legal and Constitutional
  • Revolutionary and Early National
  • Women's Rights, Activism, and Suffrage

Orville Vernon Burton

Clemson University; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Digital history

James N. Gregory

University of Washington

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Digital history
  • Labor and Working Class

Melanie Gustafson

University of Vermont

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1700-1800
  • 1865-1900
  • Digital history

Margaret Jacobs

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Childhood and Youth
  • Women
  • Gender, Masculinity, Femininity

Max Krochmal

Texas Christian University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Latino/a
  • Civil Rights
  • Labor and Working Class

Erika Lee

University of Minnesota

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Asian American
  • Immigration

Monica Muñoz Martinez

Brown University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1900-1945
  • Borderlands
  • Civil Rights

Denise Meringolo

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Public History and Memory
  • Social and Cultural
  • Social Movements

Andy Mink

National Humanities Center

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Digital history
  • Family
  • General and Historiography

Kathryn Morse

Middlebury College

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Digital history
  • West

J. Todd Moye

University of North Texas

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Oral history
  • Post-1945

Matthew Pinsker

Dickinson College

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Antebellum
  • Civil War and Reconstruction

Claire Bond Potter

The New School

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Digital history
  • LGBTQ+

Anne Sarah Rubin

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Military
  • Public History and Memory

Tom Scheinfeldt

University of Connecticut

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1900-1945
  • Archives and Bibliography
  • Digital history

Constance B. Schulz

University of South Carolina

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Antebellum
  • Colonial
  • Digital history

William G. Thomas III

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Digital history
  • Family
  • Legal and Constitutional