Dorothy Ross Prize Call for Submission

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December 1, 2020 to February 1, 2021
United States
Subject Fields: 
Intellectual History, American History / Studies

Accepting Nominations for the 2020 Dorothy Ross Prize


The Society for U.S. Intellectual History (S-USIH) is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Dorothy Ross Prize for best article in US intellectual history by an emerging scholar (defined as a current graduate student or a scholar within 5 years of receiving the PhD).  The article must have appeared in an academic journal in the 2020 calendar year and may be submitted by the author, editor, or anyone else.  The winner will receive $500.  The prize will be announced in June 2021 and will be awarded at the S-USIH Annual Conference,


Deadline for submissions: February 1, 2021

By February 1, 2021, please submit the article (page proofs acceptable), a copy of the table of contents of the issue in which it appeared, and the author’s email address to:



Kimberly Hamlin (co-chair), Miami University --

Eran Zelnik (co-chair), California State University, Chico --

Chris Suh, Emory University —




We strongly encourage electronic submissions (preferably PDFs). 

Contact Info: 

Eran Zelnik, 840 Sheridan Avenue, Chico, CA 95928

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