History of Education

The Organization of Educational Historians invites applications for the position of Book Series Editor. The purpose of the position will be to oversee all aspects of OEH’s Book Series published by Information Age Publishing. The Editor will be responsible for soliciting book manuscripts, overseeing the review process, and working with an editorial team to make decisions regarding books published in the Series. Applicants need not be members of OEH at the time of application, but the editor selected will be expected to be a member in good standing of OEH throughout the term of his/her editorship.

Applicants should answer the following five questions as well as submit their CV to:

Dr. Mark Groen
Assistant Professor
California State University–San Bernardino
5500 University Parkway
Building CE, Room 359
San Bernardino, CA 92407-2393

1. In what ways can and should a Book Series serve the field of educational history?

2. In what ways can and should this Book Series serve OEH?

3. What process should a Book Series Editor use to solicit book proposals?

4. How would you, as Book Series Editor, review book proposals and make determinations regarding which books will be selected for publication?

5. What are your experiences related to publishing?

About OEH
The Organization of Educational Historians (OEH) is an academic society of scholars from throughout the nation who produce research on educational history. OEH, formerly known as the Midwest History of Education Society, meets each fall for its annual conference, which is typically held in Chicago. We present papers, discuss recent changes in scholarship on educational history, consider ways to promote the teaching of educational history at our universities, and otherwise make plans for the future of OEH.

OEH sponsors the American Educational History Journal, a peer-reviewed publication that recently celebrated its 35th year of publication. For more information on AEHJ, the OEH Annual Conference, or other matters related to the organization, visit

Review of applications will begin October 15th and will continue until the position is filled. The approximate start date for the position is January 15, 2011.