David Thelen Prize Winners


Emmanuelle Perez Tisserant, Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès-FRAMESPA, "The revolts in Mexican California: Between resistance to the state and the integration of federal Republicanism (1821–1832)" (Revue d'Histoire moderne et contemporaine)


Wang Yu, Sichuan University, "'Boss' La Follette and the Paradox of the Progressive Movement" (Journal of Sichuan University, Philosophy and Social Science Edition)


Rüdiger Graf, Leibniz-Center for Contemporary History Potsdam, “Truth in the Jungle of Literature, Science, and Politics: Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle and the Food Control Reforms during the U.S. Progressive Era” (Historische Zeitschrift 301(1), De Gruyter Oldenbourg) [“Wahrheit im Dschungel von Literatur, Wissenschaft und Politik: Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle und die Reform der Lebensmittelkontrolle in den USA der ‘Progressive Era’”]


Shin Aoki, Tokyo Woman's Christian University, "Singing Exoticism: A Historical Anthropology of the GI Songs 'China Night' and "Japanese Rumba'" (The Japanese Association for the Study of Popular Music, Popular Music Studies, Vol. 16)


No award given


Nathalie Caron, Université Paris-Est Créteil, and Naomi Wulf, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3, "The American Enlightenment: Continuity and Renewal" (Transatlantica, Online Journal of American Studies)


Tity de Vries, University of Groningen, "The 1967 cia Scandal–Catalyst in a Transforming Relationship Between State and People" (published by Boom Uitgevers Den Haag in Tijdschrift voor Mediageschiedenis)


Marcus Gräser, University of Frankfurt, "World History in a Nation State: The Transnational Disposition of Historical Writing in the United States" (Oldenbourg Verlag Science) [March 2009]


Manfred Berg, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität, "Black Civil Rights and Liberal Anticommunism: The naacp during the McCarthy Era," [“Schwarze Bürgerrechte und liberaler Antikommunismus in der McCarthy-Ära”] (Vierteljahreshefte fürZeitgeschichte) [June 2007]


Simone Cinotto, University of Turin, "Leonard Covello, the Covello Collection, and the History of Eating Habits among Italian Immigrants "(Quaderni Storici 111, XXXVII:3, December 2002, pp. 719–45) [September 2004]


Jürgen Martschukat, University of Hamburg, Germany, "'The Art of Killing by Electricity': The Sublime and the Electric Chair" ["'The Art of Killing by Electricity': Das Erhabene und der Elektrische Stuhl,"] (Amerikastudien/American Studies: A Quarterly 45:3)
[December 2002]


Axel R. Schäfer, Keele University, "W. E. B. Du Bois and the Transatlantic Dimension of Progressivism, 1892–1909," (Macht und Moral: Beiträge zur Ideologie und Praxis amerikanischer Aussenpolitik im 20. Jahrhundert) [December 2001]


Mario Del Pero, University of Bologna, Italy, "The United States and 'Psychological Warfare' in Italy, 1948–1955," (Studi Storici, 39) [March 2001]


Gervasio Luis García, "I Am the Other: Puerto Rico in the Eyes of North Americans, 1898," (Revista De Indias) [June 2000]

[Formerly the Foreign Language Article Prize. Winning articles published in the Journal of American History.]

Foreign Language Article Prize


Catherine Collomp, "Immigrants, Labor Markets, and the State, a Comparative Approach: France and the United States, 1880–1930," (Annales) [June 1999]


François Weil, "Capitalism and Industrialization in New England, 1815–1845," (January–February 1995 Annales, HSS) [March 1998]


Marco Sioli, "Huguenot Traditions in the Mountains of Kentucky: The Memoirs of Daniel Trabue" [March 1998]


Ute Mehnert, "German Global Politics and the American Two-Front Dilemma: The 'Japanese Danger' in German-American Relations, 1904–1917" (Historische Zeitschrift 257, no. 3, 1993) [March 1996]


Arnaldo Testi, "Theodore Roosevelt’s Autobiography: The Laborious Construction of a Strong and Masculine Character" (Rivista di Storia Contemporanea, January 1991) [March 1995]