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Binkley-Stephenson Award

Wendell H. StephensonWilliam C. BinkleyThe Binkley-Stephenson Award is given annually by the Organization of American Historians for the best article that appeared in the Journal of American History during the preceding calendar year (March, June, September, December issues).

William C. Binkley was president of the OAH 1944–1946 and editor of the Journal of American History 1956–1963. Wendell H. Stephenson was president of the OAH 1957–1958 and editor of the Journal of American History 1946–1953.

Binkley-Stephenson Award Committee

Benjamin J. Sacks, Princeton University (Committee Chair)
Stephen Aron, University of California, Los Angeles
Frank A. Guridy, Columbia University

The final decision will be made by the Binkley-Stephenson Award Committee by February 2017. The award will be presented at the 2017 OAH Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 6–9. The winner will be provided with details regarding the OAH Annual Meeting and awards presentation.

List of Past Winners