2020 OAH Richard W. Leopold Prize
SUBMISSIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 1, 2019
Verification of current or past employment with the U.S. government (in the form of a letter or e-mail sent to the publisher from the office that employs or has employed the author) must be included with each entry for the Leopold Prize.
2019 OAH Lerner-Scott Prize
DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY OCTOBER 1, 2018
The Lerner-Scott Prize is given annually by the Organization of American Historians for the best doctoral dissertation in U.S. women’s history. The prize is named for Gerda Lerner and Anne Firor Scott, both pioneers in women’s history and past presidents of the OAH.
13 June 2018
The roundtable on counter-insurgency proposed by the Program Committee chairs on May 31 will not be proceeding. The relevant correspondence may be viewed below.
As co-chairs of the 2018 SHAFR Program Committee, we write in response to the two open letters by Amy Offner and Hannah Gurman and by Aaron O’Connell concerning the decision to invite David Petraeus as the keynote speaker. We make our reply in the form of an open letter in the interests of transparency.*
SHAFR graduate committee member Cindy Ewing (PhD candidate, Yale, International and Global History) is the 2018 recipient of the Saki Ruth Dockrill Memorial Prize, awarded to the author of the best paper at the annual LSE-GWU-UCSB International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War. Ewing's paper, "With a Minimum of Bitterness': Arab-Asian Solidarity and the Making of Global Rights at the United Nations," explores how:
Society of American Historians Awards Julia P.R. Mansfield for Historical Writing of Exceptional Merit
Allan Nevins Prize goes to Julia P.R. Mansfield for her dissertation, “The Disease of Commerce: Yellow Fever in the Atlantic World, 1793-1805.”