Skip to main content

Arnita Jones

Adjunct Professorial Lecturer Department of History

Dr. Jones joined the American Historical Association as Executive Director in June 1999, after serving 11 years as Executive Director of the Organization of American Historians. She holds a BA from Vanderbilt University and the MA and PhD in modern European history from Emory University. In addition, she was a Program Officer for Planning and Assessment at the National Endowment for the Humanities and was the first director of the National Coordinating Committee for the Promotion of History. Dr. Jones teaches History and Public Policy in the History Department.


PhD, Modern European History, Emory University
MA, Modern European History, Emory University
BA, Vanderbilt University

Contact Info

Send email to Arnita Jones

For the Media
To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.