American Historical Association Social Impact Fellowship

Fellowship Description

The American Historical Association (AHA) seeks Social Impact Fellows for summer and fall 2023. Fellows will work on a variety of projects and gain insight into historical and nonprofit work. They will have an opportunity to attend departmental and general staff meetings and to learn about the day-to-day work of the world's largest professional association of historians.

Fellows may be involved with research projects on the history of the AHA; data projects on the history discipline; teaching and learning projects related to K-12 education; and communications projects on the AHA's website redesign project and social media strategy.

Preferred qualifications: a degree in history or related field. 

Your Host

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The American Historical Association promotes historical work and the importance of historical thinking in public life. Incorporated by Congress in 1889, its mission to enhance the work of historians also encompasses professional standards and ethics, innovative scholarship and teaching, academic freedom, and international collaboration. As the largest membership association of professional historians in the world (over 11,000 members), the AHA serves historians in a wide variety of professions, and represents every historical era and geographical area.

SIF Mentor

Alexandra Levy
Communications Manager, American Historical Association
Social Impact Fellowship Mentor

I am the communications manager for the American Historical Association, the largest membership association of professional historians in the world. I manage its social media platforms, press and media relations, and the AHA website, and help coordinate the AHA's advocacy work. I am a historian of World War II and the Holocaust, and have an MA in history from the University of Virginia and a BA in history from the University of Pennsylvania. I previously served as vice president at the Atomic Heritage Foundation and as a communications consultant.

Current & Former SIF Fellows & Mentors

Jonathan Aguirre *22, SPO
Vice President, User Experience Research Lead, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Participant, American Higher Ed & Ethics of AI Learning Cohorts & Professional Development Working Group Member
Clio Hall Award Recipient
Karina Alexanyan
Director of Strategy, All Tech is Human
Social Impact Fellowship Mentor
Genevieve Allotey-Pappoe, GS, MUS
University Administrative Fellow
Social Impact Fellow
Scott Alpizar
Director of Venture Commercialization, Foundation Venture Capital Group
Social Impact Fellowship Mentor
Megan Armknecht, GS, HIS
Summer Intern, Bureau of Bureau of Public Affairs/ Office of the Historian in Washington D.C
Pierre Azou, GS, FIT
Social Impact Fellow
Yuzhou Bai *23, EAS
Professional Development Associate 2019-21
Social Impact Fellow
Clio Hall Award Recipient
Rebecca Bengoechea
Senior International Rights Manager, Princeton University Press
Social Impact Fellowship Mentor