The Society for French Historical Studies honors the memory of dear colleagues who made important contributions to the life of the Society and to the discipline of French history broadly.  

If you would like to an essay in remembrance of one of our colleges who
has recently passed away, please contact Steven Zdatny, Executive Director

Rachel Fuchs (1939-2016)

Rachel Ginnis Fuchs served as editor of French Historical Studies and president of the Society for French Historical Studies.  Having taught for thirty-two years at Arizona State University, she is remembered for her passion for research, devotion to her students, and her overwhelming kindness.