2023 LAWCHA Alice Kessler-Harris
Dissertation Prospectus Award
The Labor and Working-Class History (LAWCHA) Alice Kessler-Harris
Dissertation Prospectus Award is awarded to the best dissertation
prospectus about working people, their lives, workplaces, communities,
organizations, cultures, activism, and societal context in any period and
place. All PhD candidates are eligible to apply.
The Committee will award a cash prize of $500 along with up to $400 in
travel expenses to attend the awards ceremony at LAWCHA’s next general
meeting in New Orleans at the Organization of American Historians
Conference on American History (April 2024).
To apply, submit the following to [email protected] by January
1. A dissertation prospectus of up to 2,000 words discussing the project
and the significance of your work to the field, your methodology, and
the sources to be consulted.
2. A curriculum vitae of no more than 2 pages.