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/

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

Primary Contact: Cheryl Warsh, cheryl.warsh@viu.ca

Officers

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

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

Executive Director
Cheryl Krasnick Warsh
Western Assoc. of Women Historians
E-mail: cheryl.warsh@viu.ca

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

Treasurer
Jennifer Robin Terry
Western Assoc. of Women Historians
E-mail: jenterry@berkeley.edu