John D'Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Award

DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY OCTOBER 1, 2022

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John D'Emilio

The John D'Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Award is given annually by the Organization of American Historians 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, 2021 through June 30, 2022 to be eligible for the 2023 D'Emilio Award.

The award will be presented at the 2023 OAH Conference on American History in Los Angeles, CA, March 30–April 2.

Application Procedures

Please send an electronic attachment (PDF) of your complete dissertation, abstract, and table of contents in one e-mail to the committee members listed below. The subject line should be "2023 John D'Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Award."

All material must be received by midnight (PST) on October 1, 2022.

The final decision will be made by the award committee by February 2023. The winner will be provided with details regarding the OAH Conference on American History and awards presentation. By applying for this award, you are agreeing to OAH’s use of your data however it is needed in the normal course of business if selected as winner or honorable mention. ​Read our privacy policy here​.

Committee Members:

Julio Capó, Jr. (Committee Chair)
[Affiliation: Florida International University]
jcapo@fiu.edu

Derrais Carter
[Affiliation: University of Arizona]
derraiscarter@gmail.com

Chelsea Del Rio
[Affiliation: CUNYLaGuardia Community College]
cdelrio@lagcc.cuny.edu

DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY OCTOBER 1, 2022

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