Previous Awardees


Literary Studies

Shanna Benjamin, Associate Professor of English, Grinnell College, Half in Shadow:  The Life and Legacy of Nellie Y. McKay

Christopher Taylor, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago, The Voluntary Slave:  Atlantic Modernity's Impossible Subject


History of Art and Architecture

Sarah Betzer, Associate Professor, University of Virginia, Animating the Antique: Sculptural Encounters in the Age of Aesthetic Theory

Andrew Casper, Associate Professor of Art History, Miami University, Oxford, OH, The Shroud of Turin as Art, Icon, and Relic in Early Modern Italy


Noah Addis, Photography, Independent

Keliy Anderson-Staley, Photography, Independent

Laurel Bestock, Archaeology, Brown University

Jessica R. Cattelino, Anthropology, UCLA

Jason Francisco, Photography, Emory University

Simen Johan, Photography, Independent

Jessaca Leinaweaver, Anthropology, Brown University