Western Association of Women Historians

Established: 1969. Membership: 400+. Annual dues: $50 income over $90,000; $40 income $60,000-89,999; $30 income $30,000-59,999; $20 income under $29,999; $10 graduate student; $500 life.

Statement of Purpose: The Western Association of Women Historians promotes the interests of women historians both in academic settings and in the field of history generally. The association gives prizes, including Founders’ Dissertation Fellowship, Graduate Student Conference Paper Prize, Judith Lee Ridge Prize, Frances Richardson Keller-Sierra Prize, Barbara “Penny” Kanner Prize, Gita Chaudhuri Prize.

Annual Meeting: Mid-April to mid-June

Publications: The Networker

Website: http://www.wawh.org/

Western Association of Women Historians
Vancouver Island Univ.
900 Fifth St.
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5S5
Phone: 250.753.3245

Primary Contact: Sarah Gold McBride, executivedirector@wawh.org


Jennifer Thigpen
Washington State Univ., Pullman
E-mail: jthigpen@wsu.edu

Ula Taylor
Univ. of California, Berkeley
E-mail: uyt@berkeley.edu

Immediate Past President
Rebecca Jo Plant
Univ. of California, San Diego
E-mail: rplant@ucsd.edu

Executive Director
Sarah Gold McBride
Western Assoc. of Women Historians
E-mail: executivedirector@wawh.org

Lindsay Blake Wilson
Northern Arizona Univ.
E-mail: lindsay.wilson@nau.edu

Jennifer Robin Terry
Western Assoc. of Women Historians
E-mail: treasurer@wawh.org

Updated 7/11/19