OAH Home Donate to OAH Join the OAH

Programs & Resources


Huggins-Quarles Award Winners

2017 Sean Parulian Harvey, Northwestern University, "Assembly Lines: Maquilas and the Making of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1932–1992"

2016 Johnnie Tiffany Holland, Duke University, "United By Color and Flag: Blackness in the U.S. Virgin Islands"

2015 Nancy O. Gallman, University of California, Davis, "American Constitutions: Life, Liberty, and Property in Colonial East Florida"

Farina King, Arizona State University, "The Journey of Diné Students in Four Directions"

2014 Keisha N. Blain, Princeton University, "'For the Freedom of the Race': Black Women and the Practices of Nationalism, 1929–1945"

Bernadette Jeanne Pérez, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, "Beets Better than Gold: Labor, Race, Nation, and the Politics of Belonging in the Development of Colorado Agribusiness"

2013 Chong A. Moua, University of Wisconsin-Madison “Refugee Cosmopolitanism: Hmong Refugeeism and a Critical Stateless Perspective”

2012 Mekala S. Audain, Rutgers University –New Brunswick, "Southern Canaan: U.S. Fugitive Slaves in Mexico and the Expanding American Frontier, 1804–1865"

2011 Shannen Dee Williams, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, "Subversive Habits: Black Nuns and the Struggle to Desegregate Catholic America after World War I"

2010 Abigail Rosas, University of Southern California, "On the Move and in the Moment: Community Formation, Identity, Politics, and Opportunity in South Central Los Angeles, 1945–Present"

2009 Kendra Taira Field, New York University, "Growing Up with the Country: African American Migrants in Indian Territory, 1870–1920"

2008 Keona Katrice Ervin, Washington University in St. Louis, "Entitled to Live: Black Women Labor Activists, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Gendered Politics of Freedom in St. Louis, 1933–1973"

Crystal Renée Sanders, Northwestern University, "Redeeming the Community: Mississippi Black Women and Head Start, 1965–1967"

2007 Geraldo Lujan Cadava, Yale University, "Ethnic Histories of Tucson and the Arizona-Sonora Borderlands, 1941–1981"

Julian S. Lim, Cornell University, "Race, Nations, Borders, and Freedoms: Multiracial Societies in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1880–1930"

2006 Kori A. Graves, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Domesticating Foreign Affairs: U.S.-Korean Interracial Relations and International Adoption, 1950–1970"

Arissa Hyun Jung Oh, University of Chicago, "Into the Arms of America: Adoption From Korea, 1950–1969"

2005 Ana Elizabeth Rosas, University of Southern California, "Familias Flexibles (Flexible Families): Bracero Families’ Lives Across Cultures, Communities, and Countries, 1942–1964"

Seema Sohi, University of Washington, Seattle, "Migration, Race, and Empire: South Asian Revolutionaries on the Pacific Coast"

2004 Crystal Lewis-Colman, University of Iowa, "Race, Ethnicity and Power: Black Southern Migrants, Caribbean Immigrants and the Making of Black Hartford"

Rudy P. Guevarra Jr., University of California, Santa Barbara, "Mexipino: A History of Multiethnic Identity and the Formation of the Mexican and Filipino Communities of San Diego, 1900–1965"

2003 Melissa N. Stuckey, Yale University, "`All Men Up': The Challenge of Black Progressivism on the Oklahoma Frontier, 1889–1930"

Jessica Millward, University of California, Los Angeles, "`A Choice Parcel of Country Born': Slave Women and the Transition to Freedom in Revolutionary Maryland, 1770–1830"

2002 Françoise Nicole Hamlin, Yale University, "The Book Hasn't Closed, the Story Isn't Finished: Continuing Histories of the Civil Rights Movement"

2001 Lionel Kimble, Jr., University of Iowa, "Combating the City of Neighborhoods: Employment, Housing, and Civil Rights in Chicago, 1940–1955

Fay Ann Yarbrough, Emory University, "An Interracial Love Triangle: Sex Between Cherokee Indians, African-Americans, and Whites, 1830–1866

2000 William Jelani Cobb, Rutgers University, "Antidote to Revolution: Afro-American Anticommunism and the Struggle for Civil Rights, 1919–1964"

Daniel Widener, New York University, "Something Else: Creative Community and Black Liberation in Postwar Los Angeles"

1999 Charles L Lumpkins, Pennsylvania State University, "Black East St. Louis: Politics and Economy in a Border City, 1900–1945"

Theresa Napson-Williams, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, "Violating the Black Body: Black Women, White Men and Sexual Violence, 1920–1950"

1998 Adrian Burgos, Jr., University of Michigan, "Playing in a Black and White `Field of Dreams': Race, Culture and Identity Among Caribbean Players in North American Professional Baseball, 1880–1980s"

Bobby Donaldson, Emory University "New Negroes in a New South: Color, Class, and Culture in Georgia, 1890–1930"

Dylan Penningroth, Johns Hopkins University, "Work, Property and Social Relationships among African Americans in the Era of Emancipation, 1850–1880"

Nichole T. Rustin, New York University, "Mingus Fingers: Charles Mingus as Composed by His World"

1997 Ned Blackhawk, University of Washington, "The Transformation of Nevada: Competing Systems of Knowledge, Power, and Land Use in the American Great Basin"

Stephanie Camp, University of Pennsylvania, "Viragos: Slave Women's Everyday Political Culture in the Antebellum South"

Gastón Espinosa, University of California, Santa Barbara, "Borderland Religion: Los Angeles and the Origins of the Latino Pentecostal Movement in the U.S., Mexico, and Puerto Rico, 1900–1941"

Bernadette Pruitt, University of Houston, "Texas Bound: African-American Migration Experiences in the South, 1920–1950"

1996 Angela Darlean Brown, Stanford University, "Servants of the People: A History of Women in the Black Panther Party, 1966–1981"

Cheryl D. Hicks, Princeton University, "Women, Prisons, and Race in New York, 1890–1940"

Michele Mitchell, Northwestern University, "Adjusting the Race: Gender, Sexuality, and the Question of African-American Destiny, 1877–1930"

1995 Dianne D. Glave, Smithsonian Institution, "Fields and Gardens: An Environmental History of African-American Farmers in North Carolina, 1890–1930"

M. Elaine Roland, University of Tulsa, "A Land Where You Can Be Free: Gender, Black Nationalism, and the All-Black Towns of Oklahoma"

1994 Jonathan Holloway, Yale University, "Confronting the Veil: New Deal African American Intellectuals and the Evolution of a Radical Voice"

Angela Lakwete, University of Delaware, "Cotton Ginning in America, 1780–1890"

Richard B. Pierce, II, Indiana University, "The Power of the People: African-American Community Development in Indianapolis, 1945–1970"