Address

400 A Street, SE

Washington, DC 20003

Representative

James Grossman

Delegate

Carlos Contreras

Membership

11,614

President

James H. Sweet

The American Historical Association is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1884 and incorporated by Congress in 1889 for the promotion of historical studies. The AHA provides leadership for the discipline by protecting academic freedom, developing professional standards, supporting scholarship and innovative teaching, and helping to sustain and enhance the work of historians. The AHA is a trusted voice for history education, the professional work of historians, and the critical role of historical thinking in public life.