Past Elections

Article VI of the WHA Constitution and ByLaws explains the function and process of the Nominating Committee for the organization's annual election.


President: Maria E. Montoya, New York University and NYU Shanghai

Council Position A: B. Erin Cole, Minnesota Historical Society

Council Position B: Ari Kelman, University of California, Davis

Council Position C: Erika Bsumek, University of Texas

Nominating Committee Position A: Julian Lim, Arizona State University

Nominating Committee Position B: Andy Kirk, University of Nevada, Las Vegas


President: David Wrobel, University of Oklahoma

Council Position A: Laurie Arnold, Gonzaga University

Council Position B: Erika PĂ©rez, University of Arizona

Nominating Committee Position A: Brian DeLay, University of California Berkeley

Nominating Committee Position B: Mary Mendoza, Pennsylvania State University 

Nominating Committee Position C: Carolyn Brucken, Autry Museum


President: Martha A. Sandweiss, Princeton University 

Council Position: Sheila McManus, University of Lethbridge

Council Position: Jeffrey Ostler, University of Oregon
Council Position (Special Election): Gregory E. Smoak, University of Utah 

Nominating Committee Position: Connie Chiang, Bowdoin College

Nominating Committee Position: Amy Lonetree, University of California, Santa Cruz 

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