Any WHA member, as well as the publisher or author of the essay, may nominate an essay. A copy of the journal, an offprint, or a photocopy must be submitted to each member of the Award Committee listed below.
All submissions are due by April 1, 2017
Darlis A. Miller
2016| Katherine Eillinghaus for "'A Little Home for Myself and Child': The Women of the Quapaw Agency and the Policy of Competency," Pacific Historical Review (August 2015)
2015| Verity McInnis for "Indirect Agents of Empire: Army Officers’ Wives in British India and the American West, 1830–1875" Pacific Historical Review (August 2015)
2014 | Sarah M.S. Pearsall for “Having Many Wives in Two American Rebellions,” American Historical Review (October 2014)
2013 | Grace Peña Delgado for “Border Control and Sexual Policing: White Slavery and Prostitution along the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1903-1910,” Western Historical Quarterly (Summer 2012)
2012 | Hilary A. Hallet for “Based on a True Story: New Western Women and the Birth of Hollywood,” in Pacific Historical Review
2011 | Jennifer Thigpen for “’You Have Been Very Thoughtful Today‘: The Significance of Gratitude and Reciprocity in Missionary-Hawaiian Gift Exchange,” Pacific Historical Review (November 2010).
2010 | Lori Flores for “An Unladylike Strike Fashionably Clothed: Mexicana and Anglo Women Garment Workers Against Tex-Son, 1959–1963,” Pacific Historical Review (August 2009)
2009 | Kathleen DuVal for “Indian Intermarriage and Metissage in Colonial Louisiana,” William & Mary Quarterly (April 2008)