Ralph Kidder Muses on HES 2040

The HES annual meeting in 2040 The Fall 2040 meeting is billed as a celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the reelection of President Donald J. Trump. The Program Committee has solicited papers, symposia, poster sessions and round tables addressing a variety of...

Bob Hampel muses on HES 2040

The HES annual meeting in 2040   Our Fall 2020 virtual meeting sparked this daydream.  We had to innovate this year.  How should we innovate in a future free of CV 19 lockdowns?  Here is my reverie: In twenty years, we’ll see more attention...

Bernard Bailyn Dies at 97

Bernard Bailyn, whose 1960 book Education in the Forming of American Society exerted powerful and lasting influence on the discipline of history of education and whose mentorship of several generations of graduate students continues to shape the field, died...

Berkowitz Fellowship in History of Education

Jonathan Zimmerman, a professor of the history of education in Penn GSE’s Literacy, Culture, and International Education division, has been named the Judy & Howard Berkowitz Professor in Education. Considered one of the foremost education historians today,...

HES Town Hall, Apr. 20

Dear HES Membership: I hope this email finds you and yours safe and healthy in this historic moment. We acknowledge and appreciate the ways that you’ve had to adjust to increasing responsibilities these past few weeks. Many of you are also extending care to...