American History Experts

A Resource for the Media

Presented by the Organization of American Historians

With generous support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

2018 Winner of the ISAE STAR Award for Impactful Technology and the 2019 ASAE Gold Circle Award for New Product/Service Launch


Historians who research, write, and teach about the American past can be invaluable to journalists seeking perspectives on current events and attitudes. To demonstrate the importance of historians in the public sphere and to improve the quality and trustworthiness of information available to the media, the Organization of American Historians has assembled a cadre of specialists from its membership who are expert in various aspects of U.S. history and eager to speak with journalists.


PHOTO CREDIT: Group reading newspapers with news of death of Woodrow Wilson. Photograph by Harris & Ewing, United States, 1924 [February].
Image ocation: https://www.loc.gov/item/2016893141/. Courtesy Library of Congress.