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At our conference in San Francisco in March 2014, ASEH presented awards to Kate Brown (pictured here with Fritz Davis, chair of the George Perkins Marsh Prize committee) for best book; Alan Mikhail for best article; and Paul Hirt (pictured above with wife Linda) for Distinguished Service. See awards section of this website for a full list of award recipients.

 
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Samuel P. Hays research fellowship

ASEH created this fellowship to recognize the contributions of Samuel P. Hays, the inaugural recipient of the society's Distinguished Scholar Award, and to advance the field of environmental history, broadly conceived. The fellowship provides a single payment of $1,000 to help fund travel to and use of an archive or manuscript repository. It is open to practicing historians (either academic, public, or independent). Graduate students are ineligible. A Ph.D. is not required.

Submissions will be accepted between June and October 1, 2014, and the recipient will be selected and notified in December 2014 for funding in January 2015.

To apply, please submit the following items:

  • A two-page statement (500 words) explaining your project and how you intend to use the research funds.
  • A c.v. no more than two pages in length.


All items for the Samuel P. Hays Research Fellowship must be submitted electronically by October 1, 2014 to Barry Muchnick, committee chair, at brmuchnick@smcm.edu

The 2014 Samuel P. Hays Fellowship was awarded to Daniel Barber, University of Pennsylvania - "Climatic Effects: The Architecture of the Comfort Zone and the Globalization of the International Style"

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