Vicki L. Ruiz Award

The Vicki Ruiz Award recognizes the best article on race in the North American West. (More information forthcoming. Thank you for your patience.)

2018 Vicki L. Ruiz Award Committee

Kelly Lytle Hernández
University of California, Los Angeles
Department of History, UCLA
6265 Bunche Hall, MC 1473
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Traci Brynne Voyles
Loyola Marymount University
5744 E. Creekside Ave Unit 14
Orange, CA 92869

Mary E. Mendoza
University of Vermont
1628 James Rd
Weybridge, VT 05753 

Over the past several decades, Vicki Ruiz has made tremendous contributions to the field of Western History. This year, the Western History Association has created an  award for the best article on race in the North American West to honor her work. Please donate to this fund to get this endowment off the ground.

Past Recipients


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