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History professor appointed to OAH lectureship program

Peter Charles Hoffer, Distinguished Research Professor of History in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, is one of 31 new speakers appointed to the Distinguished Lectureship Program of the Organization of American Historians.

OAH Distinguished Lecturers promote understanding and appreciation of all facets of U.S. history from the 1600s through the present, which is an essential component of the organization’s mission.

Appointed by the OAH president-elect, Distinguished Lecturers agree to present one lecture on behalf of the organization each academic year and to donate lecture fees to the organization.

Founded in 1907, the Organization of American Historians is the largest professional society dedicated to the teaching and study of American history.