- Agricultural History Society (AHS) The Agricultural History Society was founded to promote the interest, study and research in the history of agriculture. Currently the membership includes agricultural economists, anthropologists, economists, environmentalists, historians, historical geographers, rural sociologists, and a variety of independent scholars.
- American Historical Association (AHA) AHA is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1884 for the promotion of historical studies, the collection and preservation of historical documents and artifacts, and the dissemination of historical research.
- American Studies Association (ASA) American Studies Association is devoted to the interdisciplinary study of American culture and history. ASA has 5,000 individual members along with 2,200 library and other institutional subscribers. Members represent many fields of inquiry and include persons concerned with American culture, such as teachers, researchers, and other professionals whose interests extend beyond their specialty; faculty and students associated with American Studies programs in universities, colleges and secondary schools; museum directors and librarians interested in all segments of American life; public officials and administrators concerned with the broadest aspects of education.
- Association of Ancient Historians (AAH) The AAH has organized annual meetings at more than thirty different colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. Its membership has grown to include most of the ancient historians in these two countries and counts members on three other continents. The AAH is the largest organization in North America that is devoted exclusively to promoting teaching and scholarship in ancient history.
- Global Studies Association (GSA) GSA will seek to advance the work of scholars and others who are interested in promoting the creation and dissemination of multi- and interdisciplinary knowledge in the social and human sciences concerning global affairs, problems and changes.
- History of Science Society (HSS) The History of Science Society is dedicated to understanding science, technology, medicine, and their interactions with society in historical context. Over 3,000 individual and institutional members across the world support the Society's mission to foster interest in the history of science and its social and cultural relations.
- Institute of Historical Research (IHR) Founded in 1921 by A. F. Pollard, the Institute of Historical Research is an important resource and meeting place for researchers from all over the world. Based at the University of London, the IHR offers: IHR Library, conferences and seminars, postgraduate degrees and research training, The History Lab, resources for historical research, and publications.
- National Council for History Education (NCHE) NCHE is a non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting the importance of history in schools and in society. NCHE links history in the schools with many activities sponsored by state and local organizations. It also provides a communications network for all advocates of history education, whether in schools, colleges, museums, historical councils, or community groups.
- Organization of American Historians (OAH) The Organization of American Historians promotes excellence in the scholarship, teaching, and presentation of American history, and encourages wide discussion of historical questions and equitable treatment of all practitioners of history.
- Social Science History Association (SSHA) The major purpose of the SSHA is to improve the quality of historical explanation in every manner possible, but particularly by encouraging the selective use and adaptation in historical teaching and research of relevant theories and methods from related disciplines, particularly the social sciences.
- Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) The largest scholarly group concerned with the archaeology of the modern world (A.D. 1400-present). The main focus of the society is the era since the beginning of European exploration. SHA promotes scholarly research and the dissemination of knowledge concerning historical archaeology. The society is specifically concerned with the identification, excavation, interpretation, and conservation of sites and materials on land and underwater. Geographically the society emphasizes the New World, but also includes European exploration and settlement in Africa, Asia, and Oceania.
- The Urban History Organization The Urban History Association was founded in Cincinnati in 1988 for the purpose of stimulating interest and forwarding research and study in the history of the city in all periods and geographical areas. It is affiliated with the International Planning History Society.
- Western Association of Women Historians (WAWH) WAWH was founded in 1969 to promote the interests of women historians both in academic settings and in the field of history generally. The WAWH is the largest of the regional women's historical associations in the United States. Although the majority of our members come from the Western United States, we have members from across the United States, Canada, and other countries and encourage people from any geographic area to join and participate in the organization.
- World History Association (WHA) The WHA is the foremost organization for the promotion of world history through the encouragement of teaching, research, and publication. It was founded in 1982 by a group of teachers and academics determined to address the needs and interests of what was then a newly emerging historical sub-discipline and teaching field.
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