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John D'Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Award

The deadline for the 2017 award has passed. Information on the 2018 award will be available summer 2017.

DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY OCTOBER 3, 2016"

The OAH announces the establishment of the John D'Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Award, given annually to the best PhD dissertation in U.S. LGBTQ history. The award is named for John D'Emilio, pioneer in LGBTQ history.

A dissertation must be completed during the period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016 to be eligible for the 2017 D'Emilio Award.

The award will be presented at the 2017 OAH Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 6–9.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Please send an electronic attachment (PDF) of your complete dissertation to each of the three committee members listed below by midnight (PST) on October 3, 2016. Each committee member must receive all applications by this date.

Each application must also include a letter of support from a faculty member at the degree-granting institution, along with an abstract and table of contents.

The final decision will be made by the award committee by February 2017. The winner will be provided with details regarding the OAH Annual Meeting and awards presentation.

Committee Members:

Estelle B. Freedman (Committee Chair)
Affiliation: Stanford University
ebf@stanford.edu

Katie Batza
Affiliation: University of Kansas
batza@ku.edu

Nayan Shah
Affiliation: University of Southern California
nayan.shah@usc.edu

DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY OCTOBER 3, 2016