W. Turrentine Jackson (Dissertation) Award

Past Recipients


The W. Turrentine Jackson (Dissertation) Prize is given at the annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Branch of the AHA for the most outstanding dissertation on any aspect of the history of the American West in the twentieth century that was completed and filed in the calendar year 2017. The author will receive a $250 cash award and plaque.

Nominations by authors or chairs of dissertation committees will be accepted until April 1, 2018. Individual copies of each dissertation nominated for the award (including cover pages with committee signatures) must be sent electronically by that date to each member of the selection committee, as below.

Questions may be addressed to Michael Green, Executive Director PCB–AHA, [email protected].

Jackson Selection Committee

Daniel Martinez HoSang (2018)
Program in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration
Yale University
[email protected]

Neil Prendergast (2019)
Department of History
University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
[email protected]

Camille Walsh (2020)
School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
University of Washington, Bothell
[email protected]