The British Association for American Studies was founded in 1955. It exists to promote, support and encourage the study of the United States in the Universities, Colleges and Schools of the United Kingdom, and by independent scholars.
The association has a broad membership and encourages those from all those engaged in or connected with the study of the United States, to join and support the association’s work.
BAAS is a constituent member of the European Association for American Studies, and nominates a member of the EAAS board.
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The British Association for American Studies works to promote the study of the United States. Find out more about the association on the pages below.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Our statement on fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion