●The third annual Tony Horwitz Prize honoring distinguished work in American history of wide appeal and enduring public significance is awarded to Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University.
The word preeminent should be used sparingly, but it should not be spared in honoring Eric Foner. No historian has done more over the past fifty years to shape our understanding of the era of the Civil War.
We are pleased to announce that on Monday evening, May 16, after the announcement of our 2022 prizes, Annette Gordon-Reed takes office as the Society's president, succeeding Andrew Delbanco, and Philip Deloria assumes office as vice president.
We are happy to welcome nineteen new fellows--scholars, independent writers, journalists, public historians, and novelists—who have been elected by the current membership in recognition of the literary merit of their presentation of history::
We are delighted to welcome the following scholars, independent writers, journalists, and public historians as newly elected Fellows of the Society of American Historians:
Jonathan Alter Kurt Andersen Emily Bernard Daina Ramey Berry Vincent Brown Crystal Feimster David Grann David Gutierrez Madeline Hsu Ibram X. Kendi Malinda Maynor Lowery Megan Kate Nelson Viet Thanh Nguyen Claire Potter Claudio Saunt Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Elizabeth Varon Kevin Young
The Society is delighted to announce that Andrew Delbanco has been elected president of the Society, succeeding Megan Marshall; Annette Gordon-Reed is our new Vice President. They will assume office in May after the announcement of our 2021 prizes.
April 30, 2020--We are delighted to announce that Megan Marshall has been elected president of the Society, succeeding Alice Kessler-Harris; Andrew Delbanco is our new vice president. They will assume office in June after the announcement of our 2020 prizes.
April 30, 2020--We are delighted to welcome the following scholars, independent writers, journalists, and public historians as newly elected Fellows of the Society of American Historians:
Carol Anderson Lewis Bateman Gordon Chang Ariela Gross Nikole Hannah-Jones Saidiya Hartman John Judis Ira Katznelson Ari Kelman Kevin Kruse Mae Ngai Valerie Paley Kimberly Phillips-Fein Susan Quinn Barbara Ransby David Roediger Richard Rothstein Richard Norton Smith Brent Staples