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UC Irvine News Brief: Kenneth Pomeranz elected president of American Historical Association

UCI Chancellor's Professor of history, whose research focuses on China, will head the principal professional organization for historians in the United States.

November 30, 2011

Kenneth Pomeranz, UCI Chancellor’s Professor of history, was recently elected president of the American Historical Association, the principal professional organization for historians in the United States. Pomeranz’s research deals primarily with long-term patterns of economic development and social and environmental change in China. He’s co-founder of the popular China Beat blog and contributes to the Huffington Post.