OAH Publications

OAH publications bring the best of historical scholarship and writing to a variety of audiences.

Advancing Scholarship and Promoting Excellence

From the flagship Journal of American History to the OAH quarterly magazine, The American Historian, and Process blog, OAH publications help to fulfill a key pillar of the OAH mission: to promote excellence in the scholarship, teaching, and presentation of American history.

Journal of American History

Journal of American History

The Journal of American History is the leading scholarly publication and a journal of record in the field of American history.

The American Historian

The American Historian magazine includes articles spanning recent scholarship, research, pedagogy, professional development, and contemporary debates about the past.


Process—the blog of the Organization of American Historians, Journal of American History, and The American Historian—explores the process of doing history and the multifaceted ways of engaging with the American past.

OAH Magazine of History

Published from 1985 through 2013, the OAH Magazine of History published a variety of articles focusing on intersections of recent scholarship, historiography and pedagogy.