Michael V.R. Thomason Book Award

At the annual conference each year, the Association presents the Michael V.R. Thomason Book Award on the history of the Gulf South. The award carries a $500 cash prize and a plaque, which is presented to the winner at the banquet during the annual conference. To be competitive, submissions should highlight some aspect of the history and/or cultures of the states of the Gulf South and/or the Caribbean Basin. To be considered, books must be published during the calendar year June-June.

To submit a book, three copies must be forwarded to the Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies, Box 10730, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana 70402 and addressed to the attention of Dr. Samuel Hyde. Books must be received no later than August 1 of the award year.

Past Winners


2002

Paul Hoffman

Louisiana State University

 

2003

Michael Fitzgerald  

St. Olaf's College

 

2004

Alfred E. Lemmon

Historic New Orleans Collection

John T. Magill

Historic New Orleans Collection

Jason R. Wiese

Historic New Orleans Collection

 

2005

Richard J. Follett

University of Sussex

 

2006

Rebecca J. Scott

University of Michigan

 

2007

J. Mark Souther

Cleveland State University

 

2008

Award not given due to Hurricane Ike

 

2009

Judith K. Schafer

Tulane University

 

2010

Steven Noll

University of Florida

David Tegeder

Santa Fe College

 

2011

R. A. Lawson

Trinity College

 

2012

Philippe Girard

McNeese State University   

 

2013

Joshua D. Rothman

University of Alabama