Author: James M. Banner Jr.
James M. Banner Jr. is the author of Being a Historian: An Introduction to the Professional World of History (2012). He is the founder of the American Association for the Advancement of the Humanities. A former Guggenheim Fellow, fellow of the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard, member of the board of directors of the American Council of Learned Societies, and Fulbright Visiting Professor of American History at Charles University, Prague, he is the author of many books and essays in American history, education, and public affairs. He has written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and other newspapers.