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Historians in the News

This page features brief excerpts of stories published by the mainstream media and, less frequently, blogs, alternative media, and even obviously biased sources. The excerpts are taken directly from the websites cited in each source note. Quotation marks are not used.




  • Scholars v. COVID-19 Racism

    Scholars are among those confronting the rise in anti-Asian and anti-Asian American racism that’s come with COVID-19.



  • Neglected Gems of Urban History

    by Richard Harris

    For two generations, Lampard told urban historians that cities mattered especially, but not only, in economic terms.



  • Responsibility and Civility: The Unwritten Essentials

    by Mary Lindemann

    Critical to the prospering of any academic group are the unwritten expectations that underlie and ground its workings. When they’re observed, organizations prosper; when they’re disregarded, things go terribly wrong.