About

The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) is dedicated to the scholarly study of the history of American foreign relations. As such, it promotes the “the study, advancement and dissemination of a knowledge of American Foreign Relations ” through the sponsorship of research, annual meetings, and publications.  SHAFR.org is an online platform for showcasing the activities of the society and an online resource for its members.

Statement of purpose

The purpose of the corporation is: The maintenance of a Society of Historians for the study, advancement and dissemination of a knowledge of American Foreign Relations and the doing of all acts incidental to the accomplishment thereof.” (From SHAFR’s Certificate of Incorporation, May 22, 1972.)

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Governance

Governance structure of SHAFR

SHAFR.org Mission Statement

SHAFR.org is the website of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR). As such it provides SHAFR members with information that supports their teaching, research, and other professional endeavors, including their participation in the work of the organization.

SHAFR.org also seeks to extend the Society’s mission of promoting the “study, advancement, and dissemination of a knowledge of American foreign relations” to a wider community.

SHAFR.org Webmaster

George Fujii

Webmasters Emeriti

Matthew Ambrose

Brian Etheridge