ASHR Awards

ASHR gives two student awards annually: the dissertation award and the outstanding student paper award. The student paper award is chosen from regular submissions to our conferences marked “Student.”

Call for Nominations – American Society for the History of Rhetoric 2018 Dissertation Award


ASHR Dissertation Award 2017

“The Child Labor Movement’s Night Messenger Service Campaign: Rights and Reform in the Progressive Era”

Elizabeth Gardner
University of Maryland

 


ASHR Student Paper Award 2017

“The Porous Polis: Comedy and Commonality in Ancient Athens”

Adam Cody
Pennsylvania State University

 


Past Winners

Dissertation Award Recipients

  • 2016 – Allison Prasch, University of Minnesota: “Constituting the Cold War Commonplace: U.S. Presidential Public Address and the Inventional Possibilities of Speaking in Situ”
  • 2015 – Seth D. Long, University of Nebraska, Kearney
  • 2014 – Allison Hailey Hahn, University of Pittsburgh
  • 2013 – Jason Barrett-Fox, University of Kansas
  • 2012 – Timothy Barney, University of Maryland
  • 2011 – Carly Woods, University of Pittsburgh
  • 2010 – Lisa Zimmerelli, University of Maryland
  • 2009 – Kathleen Lamp, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • 2008 – L. Jill Lamberton, University of Michigan
  • 2007 – Vessela Valiavitcharska, University of Texas-Austin
  • 2006 – Paul Turpin, Annenberg School of Communication, USC
  • 2005 – Kristine S. Bruss, University of Minnesota
  • 2004 – Shevaun A. Watson, Miami University of Ohio
  • 2003 – Cynthia King, University of Maryland
  • 2002 – Daniel Emery, University of Iowa
  • 2001 – David Hoffman, University of Iowa
  • 2000 – Robert Sullivan, University of Maryland
  • 1999 – Ekaterina Haskins, University of Iowa
  • 1998 – Sara Newman, University of Minnesota
  • 1997 – Mari Lee Mifsud, Penn State University
  • 1995 – Gary Selby, University of Maryland

Outstanding Student Paper Awards

  • 2016 – Adam Cody, Pennsylvania State University: “The Political Use of the Part and the Whole in Lysias 12 Against Eratosthenes”
  • 2015 – Jessica A. Kurr, Pennsylvania State University
  • 2014 – Justine Wells, University of South Carolina
  • 2013 – Liz Miller, University of Kansas; John Jasso, University of Pittsburgh
  • 2012 – Ian Hill, University of Illinois
  • 2011 – John Minbiole, Penn State University
  • 2010 – Brandon Inabinet, Northwestern University
  • 2009 – Matthew May, University of Minnesota
  • 2007 – Benjamin Crosby, University of Washington
  • 2006 – Michelle Gibbons, University of Pittsburgh
  • David Tell, Penn State University
  • 2005 – Randall E. Iden, Northwestern University
  • 2004 – Noriaki Tajima, University of Alabama; Kristine S. Bruss, University of Minnesota
  • 2003 – Ned O’ Gorman, Penn State University
  • 2002 – Laura Card, University of Utah
  • 2001 – Beth Manolescu, University of Illinois
  • 2000 – Ekaterina Haskins, University of Iowa
  • 1999 – Mari Lee Mifsud, Penn State University