TSHA Congratulates 2022 Awardees and Fellows in Texas History Research


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March 2nd, 2022 (updated 2 months ago)


The Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) offers its hearty congratulations to the 2021-2022 cycle of awardees and fellows. As part of its ongoing commitment to support Texas history education and research, the TSHA offers material and scholarly support to outstanding work on the history of Texas and its peoples.

The winners and a brief description of their award are as follows:

 

TSHA Fellow: Dr. Angela Boswell, Henderson State University

TSHA Fellow: Dr. Cynthia Brandimarte, Independent Scholar

TSHA bestows the title of Fellow to “members who show, through distinguished published works, or other exemplary scholarly activity, a special aptitude for historical investigation.” This special group of historians provide the scholarly backbone of the Association.

 

Carroll Award: Theresa A. Case, “In the Trenches of World War I-Era Texas”

The Carroll Award is given annually for the best article to appear in the Southwestern Historical Quarterly.

 

Lowman Prize: Char Miller, West Side Rising: How San Antonio's 1921 Flood Devastated a City and Sparked a Latino Environmental Justice Movement (Trinity University Press)

The 2022 Al Lowman Memorial Prize is awarded to the best book on Texas county or local history.

 

Hernández Fellowship: Derek Xavier Garcia, “The Borders of Knowledge: Voicing Educational Activism at the Colegio Jacinto Treviño, 1969-1976”

The Catarino and Evangelina Hernández Research Fellowship in Latino History is given annually for the best research proposal relating to the history of Latinos in Texas.

 

Bryan Award, K-12: Catherine McMahan

Bryan Award, University: Melissa Fulgham

The Mary Jon and J.P. Bryan Leadership in Education Awards are given annually to recognize two outstanding history educators, one each at the K-12 and college levels.

 

Temple Fellowship: María Esther Hammack, “‘By Word of Mouth and in Writing:’ Crafting Early Southern Geographies to Freedom”

The Ellen Clarke Temple Research Fellowship in Texas Women’s History is given annually for the best proposal for research in the history of women in Texas. This award is judged by the Ruthe Winegarten Memorial Foundation for Texas Women’s History.

 

Shuffield Award: Allison E. Schottenstein, Changing Perspectives: Black-Jewish Relations in Houston During the Civil Rights Era (University of North Texas Press)

The Lynna Kay Shuffield Memorial Award in Texas Jewish History is given annually to recognize an excellent work of scholarship in the field of Texas Jewish history.

 

Bates Award: Carl H Moneyhon, The Union League and Biracial Politics in Reconstruction Texas (Texas A&M University Press)

The Bates Award is given annually for a significant piece of historical research dealing with any phase of Texas history prior to 1900.

 

Hughes Fellowship: Alejandro Wolbert Pérez, “Performers, Participants, and Place in The Texas Mexican Conjunto”

The Mary M. Hughes Research Fellowship in Texas History is awarded annually for the best research proposal on twentieth-century Texas history.

 

Tullis Prize: Char Miller, West Side Rising: How San Antonio's 1921 Flood Devastated a City and Sparked a Latino Environmental Justice Movement (Trinity University Press)

The Tullis Memorial Prize is awarded annually to the best book on Texas published during the calendar year.

 

Tyler Award: Noe Perez, King Ranch: A Legacy in Art (Texas A&M University Press)

The Ron Tyler Award, funded by the Summerlee Foundation, is given annually for a book dealing with Texas history and using special visual applications such as photography and reproduction of historic paintings.

 

Carpenter Award: Teresa Palomo Acosta, Tejanaland: A Writing Life in Four Acts (Texas A&M University Press)

Carpenter Award: Alice Embree, Voice Lessons (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, Tower Books)

The Liz Carpenter Award is given annually for the best scholarly book(s) on the history of women and Texas published during the calendar year.

 

TSLAC: Caitlyn Jones, “Texas Women and International Women's Year”

TSLAC: Andrew Busch, “High Tech Texas: Public Institutions, Regional Economic Development, and the Myth of Free Markets”

TSLAC: Christopher Phillips, “Dissent and Disorder in the Southern Confederacy”

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission Research Fellowship in Texas history is awarded for the best research proposal utilizing collections of the state archives in Austin.

 

Steinfeldt Award: Gaila Sims, “Deep in the Heart of the Plantation: Exhibition of Slavery at the Bullock Texas State History Museum”

The Cecilia Steinfeldt Fellowship for Research in the Arts and Material Culture is given annually for the best research proposal on decorative and fine arts, material culture, preservation, and architecture in Texas from the 17th century to the present.

 

Jones Award: Kevin P. McPartland, “An Unconquerable Idea: Confederate Nationalism in the Southern Press”

The Lawrence T. Jones III Research Fellowship is awarded annually for the best research proposal having to do with Texas history and the Civil War.

 

Jenkins Award: ArCasia James-Gallaway, “More Than Race: Differentiating Black Students’ Everyday Experiences in Texas School Desegregation, 1968-1978”

The John H. Jenkins Research Fellowship in Texas History is awarded annually for the best research proposal having to do with Texas history.

 

McNeill Fellowship: Daniel Olds, “The Influence of Statutes and Legislation on the History and Development of the Common Law in Texas and How Statutes Came to Rule”

The Larry McNeill Research Fellowship in Texas Legal History is awarded annually for the best research proposal on some aspect of Texas legal history.

 

Campbell Award, First Place: Todd Camp, “Fort Worth LGBT Community”

Campbell Award, Second Place: Nancy Baker Jones, “Woman's Pavillion”

The Randolph B. “Mike” Campbell Award is given annually to the authors of the best new entries published in the Handbook of Texas.

 

Information about the prizes, fellowships, and past winners can be found at https://www.tshaonline.org/awards. Questions about the awards can be directed to [email protected] Our warmest congratulations again to this year’s winners!

 

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