The bancroft prizes are awarded annually by columbia university in the city of new york under the terms of the will of the late frederic bancroft, provision is made for two annual prizes of equal rank to be awarded to the authors of distinguished works in either or both of the following categories: american history (including. Her doctorate from columbia university where her dissertation was nominated for the bancroft prize she is the author of the counterrevolution of slavery: politics and ideology in antebellum south carolina (university of north carolina press, 2000), which was recently named one of ten most important books published on. His dissertation, which he wrote with support from the rockefeller archive center, was honored with the rachel carson dissertation prize from the american the mining history association's clark spence prize colorado humanities' colorado book award and the caroline bancroft award from the western history and. Field received her phd in american history from columbia university in 2008 and her ba from stanford university in 1997 her phd dissertation was a finalist for the lerner-scott dissertation prize and was nominated for the bancroft dissertation prize her next book, tentatively titled minors to men: maturation, gender, and. The other slavery: the uncovered story of indian enslavement in america by andrés reséndez published by houghton mifflin harcourt blood in the water: the attica prison uprising of 1971 and its legacy by heather ann thompson published by pantheon books remaking the american patient: how madison avenue.
Columbia university in the city of new york doctor of philosophy (phd), history , bancroft prize for best doctoral dissertation in historical studies, 1999doctor of philosophy (phd), history, bancroft prize for best doctoral dissertation in historical studies, 1999 1993 – 1999 activities and societies: member, law and. Departmental news 9 january 2018 — congratulations to carlos gómez ( phd candidate), who has received a fellowship at the center for the history of global development, shanghai university, for his research on dam-building in paraguay/brazil. But to look at recent winners of the field's most coveted honors, the bancroft award, you'd see something quite different the historians who land the prize for their doctoral theses tend to focus on very narrow time periods take the titles of some recent bancroft dissertation prize winners: “paying the price of. She received her phd from columbia university where her dissertation was nominated for the bancroft prize she is the author of the counterrevolution of slavery: politics and ideology in antebellum south carolina (university of north carolina press, 2000), which was named one of the ten best books on slavery in.
Prizes awarded to undergraduate students in the school of english at the university of nottingham. Manisha sinha is professor of afro-american studies at the university of massachusetts, amherst she was born in india and received her doctorate from columbia university where her dissertation was nominated for the bancroft prize she is the author of the counterrevolution of slavery: politics and ideology in.
She published her dissertation on the origins of the zaporogian (ukrainian) cossacks, but soon left that region behind to become one of a pioneering her biography of photographer dorothea lange (dorothea lange: a life beyond limits) published by wwnorton in 2009, won many prizes: the bancroft prize for best. John received his phd from yale in 1999 and won the ralph henry gabriel prize for the best dissertation in american studies he began teaching at harvard that year and was tenured in 2004 he teaches courses on protest literature, emancipation, southern literature, douglass and lincoln, the civil war, autobiography,.
Fellowship not offered for the 2018-2019 academic year eligibility for awards the kenneth e and dorothy v hill fellowship fund provides one year-long fellowship to graduate students from any campus of the university of california who are conducting research that would benefit from the use of source materials in the. Phd dissertation awarded distinction and nominated for the bancroft award, columbia university (2015) mellon foundation grant, tenth international seminar on decolonization, national history center, washington, dc (2015) doris g quinn foundation dissertation completion fellowship (2014-15). History department columbia university dissertation: “the science of antislavery: scientists, antislavery, and the myth of slavery's backwardness” finalist for 2018 history department's bancroft prize for best dissertation committee: christopher l brown (advisor), eric foner (chair), david waldstreicher, matthew jones. A midwife's tale: the life of martha ballard based on her diary, 1785-1812 ( knopf, 1990) won both the prestigious pulitzer and bancroft prizes and was mary fuhrer (phd 2010) was awarded the university of new hampshire's graduate student research/scholarship and creativity award for her dissertation , titled 'this.
New york state historical association manuscript award society for historians of the early american republic book prize beveridge prize (american historical association) in the history of the americas bancroft prize in american history pulitzer prize in united states history liberty men and great proprietors: the. His dissertation, the problem of charity in industrial america, 1983-1915, received the bancroft prize, awarded to the top dissertation in american history he is currently completing a history of the battle hymn of the republic, to be published next year by oxford university press a former assistant editor for the new.