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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

Frank A. Guridy, Columbia University (Chair)
Benjamin J. Sacks, Princeton University
Deirdre Cooper Owens, Queens College, CUNY

The final decision will be made by the Binkley-Stephenson Award Committee by February 2018. The award will be presented at the 2018 OAH Annual Meeting in Sacramento, California, April 12–14. The winner will be provided with details regarding the OAH Annual Meeting and awards presentation.

List of Past Winners