John McNeill elected president of the American Historical Association

8/3/2017

Great news: Norton author and Georgetown University historian John McNeill has just been elected president of the American Historical Association for 2019. John’s specialty is world history, and his books include Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World (winner of the World History Association Book Prize) and The Human Web: A Bird’s-Eye View of World History, which John co-authored with his father, the renowned historian William McNeill. John is at work on a world history textbook for Norton.