Raymond J. Cunningham Prize Recipients

The American Historical Association offers the Raymond J. Cunningham Prize for the best article written by an undergraduate student and published in a history department journal. This prize, awarded annually, was established in memory of Raymond J. Cunningham, who was an associate professor of history at Fordham University. He was an authority on American historian Herbert Baxter Adams.

2018
Heath Rojas, "A Model of Revolutionary Regicide: The Role of Seventeenth-Century English History in the Trial of King Louis XVI," Herodotus (Spring 2018)
Keith Baker, faculty advisor

2017
Maxwell Ulin, "Dixie Turns Within: The United Nations and the Fall of Southern Internationalism," Yale Historical Review (Spring 2016)
Glenda Gilmore, faculty advisor

2016
Griffin Creech, "'Our Revolutionary Cadres Are Always beside the Masses': Reconsidering the Role of Khmer Rouge Cadres in Democratic Kampuchea," Traces: The UNC Chapel Hill Journal of History (Spring 2015)
Donald Reid, faculty advisor

2015
Michael Welker, "Nothing without a Demand: Black Power and Student Activism on North Carolina College Campuses, 1967-73," Traces: The UNC-Chapel Hill Journal of History (Spring 2014)
James Leloudis, faculty advisor

2014
Jacob Anbinder, "The South Shall Ride Again: The Origins of MARTA and the Making of the Urban South," Yale Historical Review 2, no. 3 (Spring 2013): 37-57
Glenda Gilmore, faculty advisor

2013
David Wemer, "Europe's Little Tiger? Reassessing Economic Transitions in Slovakia under the Meciar Government, 1993-98," Gettysburg College Historical Journal 12, no. 1 (2013): 97-112
William Bowman, faculty advisor

2012
T. Fielder Valone, "Destroying the Ties that Bind: Rituals of Humiliation and the Holocaust in Provincial Lithuania," in Traces: The UNC-Chapel Hill Journal of Hist. 1 (Spring 2012): 90-114
W. Miles Fletcher, III, faculty advisor

2011
Daniel Williford, "Visions of Pre-Islamic Algeria in the Revue Africaine, 1870-1896," Rhodes Hist. Review 13 (Spring 2011): 45-69
Tim Huebner, faculty advisor

2010
Hailey Giczy, "The Bum Blockade: Los Angeles and the Great Depression," Voces Novae: Chapman Univ. Hist. Review 1 (2009): 97-121
Leland Estes, faculty advisor