LACS Dissertation Prize
Latin American and Caribbean Section of the Southern Historical Association (LACS-SHA)
The 2016 LACS Dissertation Prize will be awarded to the best dissertation completed and
defended in 2015 (corrected) in the fields of Latin American, Caribbean, American Borderlands and
Frontiers, or Atlantic World history. Dissertations defended at any institution in the US South
and adjacent states (i.e. any state in which the SHA has held a meeting) will be considered.
Authors must be or become LACS members at the time of submission.
Submit two files to each of the committee members below: a title and one-page abstract and an
electronic version of the dissertation.
Deadline: May 15, 2016
Chad Black, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Chair
Joshua Nadel, North Carolina Central University
James A. Wood, North Carolina A & T University
Tamara Spike, University of North Georgia (ex officio)
William Van Norman