Boyd Cothran appointed co-editor of major U.S. history journal

Boyd Cothran, York University professor of American history in the Department of History, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS), has been appointed co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (JGAPE). The publication is the premier journal of the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era and an internationally influential and leading quarterly journal in the field of U.S. history from 1865-1920. Cothran will co-edit the journal alongside Professor C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa of George Mason University.

“We are excited about the strong vision they have for the journal moving forward,” said Professor Amy Wood, executive secretary of the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. “We are confident that, in their hands, JGAPE will maintain its reputation as the premier journal for original scholarship on the gilded age and progressive era, as well as a site for incisive historiographical and pedagogical thinking about the field.”

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