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WHA STANDING COMMITTEES


There are four categories of Committees in the Association: Standing Committees for WHA Operations, Ad Hoc Committees, Standing Committees for WHA Planning and Finances, and Award Committees. Except as otherwise provided, Council shall establish such Standing Committees and Ad Hoc committees as are needed to assist in conducting the affairs of the Association. Members of the Standing Committees for WHA Operations must have current membership in the Association.


STANDING COMMITTEES FOR WHA OPERATIONS


Each Standing Committee is led by a Chair or Co-Chair. Click on the tiles to view each committee's mission and current list of members. (Images on tiles are not necessarily representative of the committee's membership.)










  • Lindsay Stallones Marshall (Illinois State University), Committee on Teaching and Public Education Chair
  • Sean Fraga (University of Southern California), Committee on Digital Scholarship Chair
  • Katrina Jagodinsky (Univeristy of Nebraska-Lincoln), Committee on Assault Response and Educational Strategies Chair
  • Ryan Booth (Washington State University), Membership Committee Chair
  • Elyssa Ford (Northwest Missouri State University) and Elizabeth Bass (HER Writing), Public History Committee Co-Chairs 
  • Juliet Larkin-Gilmore (Penn State Abington) and Alida Boorn (Independent Historian), Committee on Accessibility Co-Chairs
  • Mary Mendoza (Penn State University), Committee on Race in the American West Chair
  • Stephen Hausmann (University of St. Thomas) and Donna Schuele (CSU Los Angeles), Committee on Contingent and Adjunct Faculty Co-Chairs 

STANDING COMMITTEES FOR WHA PLANNING & FINANCES

The President shall appoint committee members to the Standing Committees for WHA Planning and Finances and Award Committees. Award Committee members shall have one term of three years. Members of the Program Committees and Award Committees must have current membership in the Association. The President may also create and appoint members to Ad Hoc Committees as needed for the Association.



FINANCIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  • Kelly Lytle Hern├índez, WHA 2024 President 
  • Lynn Roper, WHA Treasurer
  • Katherine Morrissey, University of Arizona (2024)
  • David Igler, University of California, Irvine (2025)
  • Andrew Graybill, Southern Methodist University (2026)

AD HOC COMMITTEES AND AWARD COMMITTEES





2024 PROGRAM AND LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS COMMITTEES








2025 PROGRAM AND LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS COMMITTEES






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The WHA is located in the Department of History at the University of Kansas. The WHA is grateful to KU's History Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for their generous support!