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Student Paper Prize

The Missouri Conference on History presents a $250 prize for the best student paper presented at each year's conference.

Papers nominated for this award may not exceed 3,500 words in length. Please note that presenting at the conference does not automatically make one eligible for the Student Paper Prize. Students who wish to be considered for the 2016 prize should submit an electronic version of the completed paper to:

John Brenner, Managing Editor
State Historical Society of Missouri
1020 Lowry Street
Columbia, MO 65201
mch@umsystem.edu

The deadline for receipt of nominations is February 15, 2016.

Award winners will be announced at the Missouri Conference on History.

Prize Recipients

2015

Paula Hunt, University of Missouri, "'When You Think of Them, Be Thankful That You Were Not Born a Little Slave': The Politics of Family in The Slave's Friend"

2014

Danielle Nicole Griego, University of Missouri, "Suicide and Misadventure in Coroners' Rolls for the City of Oxford in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries"

2013

Paula Hunt, University of Missouri-Columbia, “Elijah Lovejoy: Publishing, Faith, and Abolition in 1830s St. Louis.”

2012

Sarah Lirley McCune, University of Missouri-Columbia, “Prostitution, Suicide, and Respectability: St. Louis, Missouri, Coroner’s Inquests, 1875-1900.”

2011

Michael A. Ridge Jr., University of Iowa, “The Future Great City of the World Seeks to Fulfill Its Destiny with Mexico, St. Louis and Mexico, 1878-1907.”

2010

Joshua M. Nygren, University of Kansas, “Making the Most Use of the Best Land: The Evolution of the Rural Zoning Idea in Northern Wisconsin, 1925-1945.”

2009

Jeffrey D. Howison, Binghamton University, “‘This Is Not a Cotton-Picker’s Dream’: The National Commission on Constitutional Government and the Formation of the ‘New Right.’”

 

Lynn and Kristen Morrow Missouri History Student Prize

The annual Morrow Missouri History Student Prize is a $150 prize for the best student paper on an aspect of Missouri history presented at the conference.

Papers nominated for this award may not exceed 3,500 words in length. Please note that presenting at the conference does not automatically make one eligible for the Lynn and Kristen Morrow Missouri History Student Prize. Students who wish to be considered for the 2016 prize should submit an electronic version of the completed paper to:

John Brenner, Managing Editor
State Historical Society of Missouri
1020 Lowry Street
Columbia, MO 65201
mch@umsystem.edu

The deadline for receipt of nominations is February 15, 2016.

Award winners will be announced at the Missouri Conference on History.

Prize Recipients

2014

Amy L. Fluker, University of Mississippi, "'We Cannot Live on Memories': Missouri's Homes for Civil War Veterans, 1890-1950"

2013

Sarah Lirley McCune, University of Missouri-Columbia, “Dishonor, Desertion, and Suicide: Respectability and Death Investigations in Late Nineteenth-Century St. Louis.”

2012

Luke Ritter, Saint Louis University, “Racial Discrimination in the Open Housing Movement, St. Louis County, 1968-1977.”

2011

Clinton McDuffie, University of Missouri-Kansas City, “Sports and Nationalism: The 1904 St. Louis Olympics and National Identity.”