Graduate Essay Prize
The Graduate Essay Prize is awarded to a chapter or article-length essay on any topic in any field or area of Slavic/East European/Central Asian Studies written by a woman, or on a topic in Slavic/East European/Central Asian Women's/Gender Studies written by a woman or a man. This competition is open to current doctoral students and to those who defended a doctoral dissertation in 2012-2013. If the essay is a seminar paper, it must have been written during the academic year 2012-2013. If the essay is a dissertation chapter, it should be accompanied by the dissertation abstract and table of contents. Previous submissions and published materials are ineligible. Essays should be no longer than 50 double-spaced pages, including reference matter, and in English (quoted text in any other language should be translated). Completed submissions must be received by September, 1 2013. For a partial list of past recipients click here.
The award carries a cash prize of $250; the winner will be announced at the ASEEES national convention in November.
Please send a copy of the essay and an updated CV to each of the three members of the Prize Committee; materials may be sent via regular mail or as email attachments. Please address any questions to the chair of the prize committee.
Adele Lindenmeyr, Ph.D., Committee Chair
Dean of Graduate Studies
800 Lancaster Ave
Villanova, PA 19085 USA
Professor Janet Johnson
Associate Professor, Political Science & Women’s Studies
Brooklyn College, CUNY
2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210
Professor Sharon Kowalsky Associate Professor of History
Texas A and M University-Commerce
PO Box 3011
Texas A&M University-Commerce
Commerce, TX 75429