Call for Nominations: Mississippi Historical Society Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Awards

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December 1, 2022
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American History / Studies

The Mississippi Historical Society is soliciting nominations for the Outstanding Thesis Award and the Outstanding Dissertation Award. The prizes are awarded biennially for a master’s thesis and a Ph.D. dissertation on a topic in Mississippi history or biography. Theses and dissertations completed in 2021 and 2022 are eligible. Submissions will be judged on the basis of the following: originality and sophistication of concept, design, and methodology; compilation and effective use of evidence; clarity and precision of style; and significance of the work's contribution toward an understanding of Mississippi history.

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Nominations due by December 1, 2022.

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April Holm

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