Historians of the Twentieth Century United States (HOTCUS) exists to facilitate and promote scholarship in the field of twentieth century American history.

HOTCUS membership is open to scholars, students and teachers of twentieth century USĀ history at all levels.

HOTCUS promotes the study of the twentieth century United States in four principal ways:

  • through an annual conference, which is intended to serve as a showcase for new research across the field of twentieth century American history;

  • through an annual winter symposium on a specific theme;

  • through HOTCUS panel presentations at major conferences;

  • and through the HOTCUS awards programme for postgraduate and early career scholars.