Awards for AHR Articles

2017 Carol Gold Best Article Award

The Coordinating Council for Women in History has a mission to promote women's history and support women in the historical profession. They have established a new prize, the Carol Gold Best Article Award, and awarded it to Marjoleine Kars for her article, "Dodging Rebellion: Politics and Gender in the Berbice Slave Uprising of 1763," which was published in the February 2016 issue of the AHR. Congratulations to Kars!

2017 Bernath Scholarly Article Prize

The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) recently awarded Tehila Sasson the 2017 Bernath Scholarly Article Prize for her article, "Milking the Third World: Humanitarianism, Capitalism, and the Moral Economy of the Nestlé Boycott." This article was published in our October 2016 issue. Congratulations to Sasson!

2017 Theodore C. Blegen Award

The Forest History Society recently awarded Daegan Miller the award for best article in forest and conservation history during 2016. Miller's article, "Reading Tree in Nature's Nation: Toward a Field Guide to Sylvan Literacy in the Nineteenth-Century United States," was published in the October 2016 issue of the AHR. Congratulations to Miller!

2017 Alice Hamilton Prize

The American Society for Enviornmental History has selected Philipp Lehmann as the award winner for the best article published in environmental history last year. Lehmann's article, "Infinite Power to Change the World: Hydroelectricity and Engineered Climate Change in the Atlantropa Project," was published in our February 2016 issue. Congratulations to Lehmann! 

2016-17 The Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction Article Prize

FEEGI prizes recognize outstanding and path-breaking scholarship that furthers our our understanding of the circumstances, causes, and consequences of increased global interaction, worldwide exchanges, and cross-cultural connections in the early modern period. The FEEGI has awarded their annual article prize to Marjoleine Kars for her article, "Dodging Rebellion: Politics and Gender in the Berbice Slave Uprising of 1763," which was published in our February 2016 issue. Congratulations to Kars!

2016 Berkshire Conference of Women Historians' Article Prize

The Berkshire Conference of Women Historians awards two annual book and article prizes. The latest article prize in the category of history of women, gender, and/or sexuality was awarded to Amy Stanley for her article, "Maidservants' Tales: Narrating Domestic and Global History in Eurasia, 1600-1900," which was published in the American Historical Review in April 2016. Congratulations to Stanley for this award!

2015 Boahen-Wilks Prize

Jean Allman has been awarded the inaugural Boahen-Wilks Prize for her article, "Phantoms of the Archive: Kwame Nkrumah, A Nazi Pilot Named Hanna, and the Contingencies of Postcolonial History-Writing," which appeared in the American Historical Review in 2013. Congratulations to Allman!

2015 Walter D. Love Prize

Another article author, Michelle Tusan, won an award for her article published in the American Historical Review. Tusan wrote the article, "Crimes Against Humanity" (published in February 2014), which won the North American Council on British Studies' Love Prize. Read the article. Congratulations to Tusan!

2014 Berkshire Conference of Women Historians' Article Prize

We are pleased to announce that not one, but two of our recent article authors have won the 2014 Berkshire Conference of Women Historians' Article Prize! One article, written by Carina Ray, was published in the February 2014 issue of the American Historical Review. Read this article. The second, written by Julia Phillips Cohen, was published in the April 2014 issue. Read this article. Click on each link to read the articles! Congratulations to Carina and Julia!

2014 Vanderwood Prize

We are pleased to announce that a recent article, written by Michel Gobat and published in the December 2013 issue of the American Historical Review, has won the 2014 Vanderwood Prize from the Conference on Latin American History (CLAH). Read the article. Congratulations to Michel!

2014 Jensen-Miller Award

We are pleased to announce that a recent article, written by Sarah M.S. Pearsall and published in the October 2013 issue of the American Historical Review, has won the 2014 Jensen-Miller Award offered by the Western History AssociationRead the article. Congratulations to Sarah!