The next president of the American Historical Association will be ...Historians in the News
... Tyler E. Stovall (University of California, Santa Cruz). But you already knew that since Stovall was selected last year as president-elect. So the real news is who the new president-elect is. There were two candidates: Yale's David Blight and Cornell's Mary Beth Norton. Norton was selected by the AHA membership. – HNN Editor
François Furstenberg (Johns Hopkins University), chair of the Nominating Committee, announces the following results of the 2016 balloting for officers and committee members of the American Historical Association.
Tyler E. Stovall (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Mary Beth Norton (Cornell University)
Vice-President, Professional Division
Kevin Boyle (Northwestern University)
Suzanne L. Marchand (Louisiana State University)
Becky M. Nicolaides (independent scholar)
Carlos Alberto Contreras (Grossmont College)
Committee on Committees
Kaya Şahin (Indiana University)
Position 1: Susannah R. Ottaway (Carleton College)
Position 2: Purnima Dhavan (University of Washington, Seattle)
Position 3: Laurent Dubois (Duke University)
The results will be announced at the annual business meeting in Denver, January 7, 2017, beginning at 4:45 pm. A detailed election report will appear in the January issue of Perspectives on History.
Proposed AHA constitutional changes: The seven proposed changes to the AHA constitution were all approved by the membership.
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