Bradford-Delaney Dissertation Prize 2023

Ansley Quiros Discussion
March 10, 2023 to April 7, 2023
Alabama, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Local History, Rural History / Studies

Bradford-Delaney Dissertation Prize

The Melvin E. Bradford & Theodore C. Delaney Dissertation Prize is an annual award that recognizes the best dissertation written on any aspect of the American South, any time period and any discipline.

The prize includes a $1,000 award and the opportunity to discuss the project at the Society’s annual meeting. Attendance at the 2023 annual meeting in [TBD] is mandatory for receipt of the prize.

Eligible dissertations will have been completed and defended in the 2022 calendar year and must be written in English. Self-nominations accepted. Please submit a letter of application, CV, dissertation abstract, and an electronic copy of the dissertation by April 7, 2023 to Dr. Ansley L. Quiros (Associate Professor of History, University of North Alabama) via email:

Award recipient will be notified by the prize committee chair in late spring in advance of the annual meeting in July.

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