The Association is administered by an elected committee, including three officers:

BAAS officers:

  • Prof. Brian Ward (BAAS Chair)
  • Prof. Sylvia Ellis (Secretary)
  • Dr Cara Rodway (Treasurer)

BAAS Executive Committee

  • View the Executive Committee minutes here.
  • Prof. Brian Ward (Chair, first elected 2016, term ends 2019) ^
  • Dr Cara Rodway (Treasurer, first elected 2015, term ends 2018)$
  • Prof. Sylvia Ellis (Secretary, first elected 2017, term ends 2020)
  • Dr Katie McGettigan (first elected 2014, term ends 2018)†
  • Dr Ben Offiler (first elected 2017, term ends 2020)%
  • Dr Simon Hall (first elected 2015, term ends 2018)
  • Dr Kate Dossett (first elected 2016, term ends 2019) =
  • Dr Joe Street (re-elected 2016, term ends 2019) +
  • Dr Emma Long (first elected 2016, term ends 2019)
  • Dr Paul Williams (first elected 2016, term ends 2018) @
  • Dr Sue Currell (EAAS, first elected 2017, term ends 2022)
  • Dr Rachel Williams (Early Career, first elected 2017, term ends 2019)*
  • Ms Katerina Webb-Bourne  (Postgraduate, first elected 2016, term ends 2018)*
  • Dr Nicholas Grant (first elected 2017, term ends 2020)

ex officio:

  • Dr Bevan Sewell (Editor, Journal of American Studies)
  • Prof. Celeste-Marie Bernier (Editor, Journal of American Studies)

co-opted onto the main exec (2017-18):

 

None

co-opted onto sub-committees

  • Dr Nick Witham and Dr Dan Matlin/Dr Uta Bablier (London Organisers 2018)
  • Dr Tom Wright/Dr Tom Davies (Sussex Organiser 2019)
  • Prof. Martin Halliwell (EBAAS)
  • Dr Laura MacDonald
  • Dr Althea Legal-Miller

Development and Education sub committee

  • Dr Kate Dossett  (Chair)
  • Prof. Sue Currell (EAAS Rep)
  • Prof. Brian Ward
  • Dr Mercedes Aguirre (Libraries Rep)
  • Dr Katie McGettigan (Website)
  • Dr Rachel Williams (Early Career Representative)
  • Mr Mike Simpson (Schools Liaison)
  • Dr Althea Legal-Miller

Awards sub committee

  • Dr Emma Lond (Chair)
  • Dr Simon Hall
  • Prof Sylvia Ellis

Publications sub committee

  • Dr Joe Street (Chair)
  • Dr Cara Rodway
  • Dr Bevan Sewell (ex-officio, Editor, Journal of American Studies)
  • Prof. Celeste-Marie Bernier (ex-officio, Associate Editor, Journal of American Studies)
  • Ms Jade Tullett and Mr Todd Carter (Editors, US Studies Online)
  • Prof. Ken Morgan (Editor, BRRAM)
  • Prof. Martin Halliwell (BAAS paperbacks Editor) [to 2018]
  • Dr Emily West (BAAS paperbacks Editor) [to 2018]

Conference sub committee

  • Dr Paul Williams (Chair)
  • Prof. Martin Halliwell
  • Dr Laura MacDonald
  • Dr Nick Witham/Dr Dan Matlin (London Conference Organiser, 2018)
  • Ms Katerina Webb-Bourne (PG Rep)
  • Dr Tom Wright/Dr Tom Davies (Sussex Conference Organiser, 2019)

^ First elected to executive 2015; elected as Chair 2016-19

+ First elected to executive 2013: re-elected 2016-19

* Indicates this person is not eligible for re-election to this position

$ Co-opted onto the executive 2014-15; elected as Treasurer 2015-18

= Co-opted onto the executive 2015-16; elected 2016-19

% Elected as Early Career Rep 2015-17; re-elected for three year term 2017-20

@ Elected to an unexpired two year position in 2016