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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 Tamara Myers 2019 - 2021
VP-President Elect Melanie Tebbutt 2019 - 2021
Secretary-Treasurer (appointed) Kriste Lindenmeyer 2011 - Present
JHCY Editor (appointed) Linda Mahood 2018 - Present
SHCY Online Editor (appointed) Patrick Ryan 2018 - Present
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
  Karen Vallgarda 2019 - 2023
  Richard Ivan Jobs 2019 - 2023
  Catherine Jones 2019 - 2023
  Helle Strandgaard Jensen 2019 - 2023
Student Member Kat Cartwright 2019 - 2021
Past President Patrick Ryan 2019 - 2021
Outreach Committee
Chair TBA 2019 - 2021
  TBA 2019 - 2021
  TBA 2019 - 2021
Nominating Committee
Chair TBA 2019 - 2021
  TBA 2019 - 2021
  TBA 2019 - 2021
Digital Fellow Carla Joubert 2019 - 2021
Past Officers