Excellent historical scholarship is predicated on the diligence of talented students and educators. We are appreciative for all those who contributed to our annual awards — the editors, chairs, committee members, and our hosts at Indiana University of Pennsylvania — and especially the participants.

Please join us in congratulating our 2019 prize winners!

Philip S. Klein Pennsylvania History Prize
Michael B. McCoy, “’The High Price of Living’: The Lives of Insolvent Laborers in Jacksonian-Era Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1815–1842,” Pennsylvania History 84 (Spring 2017):  171-213.

Robert G. Crist Pennsylvania History Prize
Richard Kent Evans, “’A New Protestantism Has Come’: World War I, Premillennial Dispensationalism, and the Rise of Fundamentalism in Philadelphia,” Pennsylvania History 84 (Summer 2017):  292-312.

Pencak Paper Prize
Jubilee Marshall, “Race and Public Health in Philadelphia’s Burying Grounds, 1750-1792.” (forthcoming publication in Pennsylvania History)

Annual Student Poster Competition
1st Place: Adriana Vagelli (Pennsylvania State University – Abington College), Who was Thomas Weir? 
2nd Place: Nikol Damato (Slippery Rock University), Women and Scholarship: Women in Higher Education in Bellevue, PA, 1904-1914.
3rd Place: Nicole Stepp (Slippery Rock University), The Female Physicians of Bellevue, Pennsylvania in 1914.