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About

Misson Statement

The SHCY was founded in 2001 to promote the history of children and youth. The organization:

  1. supports research about childhood, youth cultures, and the experience of young people across diverse times and places;
  2. fosters study across disciplinary and methodological boundaries;
  3. provides venues for scholars to communicate with one another; and
  4. promotes excellence in scholarship.

Membership is open to all individuals as well as to cultural and educational institutions.

Current Officers
Position Name Term
President Patrick Ryan 2017 - 2019
VP-President Elect Tamara Myers 2017 - 2019
Secretary-Treasurer (appointed) Kriste Lindenmeyer 2011-Present
JHCY Editor (appointed) James Marten 2017 - Present
SHCY Online Editor (appointed) Patrick Ryan 2018
H-Net Liaison (appointed) Kriste Lindenmeyer 2001 - Present
Executive Committee At-Large Members
  Valeria Manzano 2017 - 2021
  Kristine Moruzi 2017 - 2021
  Emma Alexander 2017 - 2021
  Kristine Alexander 2015 - 2019
  Paula Fass 2015 - 2019
  David Niget 2015 - 2019
  Ishita Pande 2015 - 2019
  Tamara Myers 2013 - 2017
  Dirk Schumann 2013 - 2017
  Johanna Sköld 2013 - 2017
  Caroline Cox 2011 - 2015
  Michael Grossberg 2011 - 2015
  Colin Heywood 2011 - 2015
  Rebecca de Schweinitz 2011 - 2015
  Ning de Coninck-Smith 2009 - 2013
  Patrizia Guarnieri 2009 - 2013
  Luke Springman 2009 - 2013
Outreach Committee
Chair Catherine Jones 2017 - 2019
  Julie deGraffenried 2017 - 2019
  Corrie Decker 2017 - 2019
Nominating Committee
Chair Thom Axelsson 2017 - 2019
  Sarah-Anne Buckley 2017 - 2019
  Steven Taylor 2017 - 2019
Graduate Student Representative Mary Hatfield 2015 - 2019
Digital Fellow Carla Joubert 2017 - 2018
Past Officers