The Western History Association strives to be a congenial home for the study and teaching of all aspects of North American Wests, frontiers, homelands, and borderlands. Our mission is to cultivate the broadest appreciation of this diverse history.
The WHA offers membership in an organization of historians focused on the study of the American West. In addition to the natural camaraderie of pursing Western history, the WHA offers these benefits to members:
The WHA has several prestigious awards, fellowships, and scholarships for exceptional work in Western history. Here are the guidelines for award submission: