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BEVERLY PURRINGTON/RICHARD WHITE WESTERN HISTORY DISSERTATION PRIZE
The Western History Association recognizes the best dissertation on the history of the North American West, in its varied aspects and broadest sense. The prize consists of a $500 award to the recipient. To be eligible, the dissertation should be defended and filed in the preceding calendar year. (For example, all dissertations defended and filed in 2023 will be eligible for the 2024 prize.) Authors of eligible dissertations must be a member of the WHA at the time of submission.
For the 2024 award cycle, eligible applicants should send the following in *one pdf file* to each member of the committee (please use your last name in the title of the pdf file and put "WHA Purrington/White Dissertation Award" in the email subject line).
a cover letter with contact information including name, affiliation, and preferred email address and
the dissertation, which should include an abstract.
-2024 Awards Cycle opens January 15, 2024
-2024 Award Submission Deadline: April 15, 2024
The WHA office will notify the selected award recipient by the end of August.
BEVERLY PURRINGTON/RICHARD WHITE DISSERTATION PRIZE COMMITTEE
Lissa Wadewitz, Chair University of Oregon
Alicia Gutierrez-Romine La Sierra University firstname.lastname@example.org