Numerous organizations offer history students and professors opportunities for engagement with like-minded scholars, teachers, and public history professionals.
Academic organizations typically:
- sponsor conferences that feature panels and presentations on research and teaching, and
- provide settings for professional networking.
Some of the most popular academic organizations for UMKC historians include:
In addition to the associations listed here, there are many others in many other fields—disciplinary or interdisciplinary in nature and on a regional, national, and international basis.
UMKC students are encouraged to identify and join appropriate associations in the academic subfields of their scholarship. They typically offer a student rate for membership.