Member of American History Association, Agricultural History Society (president 2005-2006), Organization of America Historians (life).
Hal S. Barron, American historian, history professor. Recipient Vernon Carstensen award, Agricultural History Society, 1981, Odyssey award, Mellon Foundation, 2005-2006; Senior Fellowship, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1993-1994, Fellowship, Huntington Library-Haynes Foundation, 1988, Newberry Library-National Endowment for Humanities, 1986-1987.
- Assistant professor history Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California, 1980—1985, associate professor history, 1985—1991, professor history, since 1991, Louisa and Robert Miller professor humanities California, since 2005. Member graduate history faculty Claremont (California) Graduate University, since 1980.
- Those who Stayed Behind: Rural Society in Nineteenth-Century New England (Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Modern History)
- In a departure from the longstanding emphasis on the frontier in American historical writing, Hal Barron employs a range of sources to reconstruct the social and economic history of a nineteenth-century rural community - Chelsea, Vermont -which was profoundly affected by population loss and economic stagnation at a time when most of the country was experiencing geographical expansion and economic growth.
- Mixed Harvest: The Second Great Transformation in the Rural North, 1870-1930 (Studies in Rural Culture)
- Mixed Harvest explores rural responses to the transformation of the northern United States from an agricultural society into an urban and industrial one.
1980 - 1985