The History of Education Society Prize

Call for Nominations:  The 2022 History of Education Society Prize 

The History of Education Society awards a prize of $750 biennially to the author of an article judged to be the most distinguished scholarly essay in educational history—broadly defined to cover a wide range of educational and cultural institutions inside and outside the United States, including work on schools and universities, teachers, students, and families—published in any scholarly journal over the previous two-year period (January 2020 to December 2021, inclusive).

The deadline for submissions is May 16, 2022.

Entrants should e-mail a published copy of the article and a one-page vita as separate attachments (in Microsoft Word or as pdf files) to the committee chair, Kabria Baumgartner ( Please feel free to write with any other questions as well.

Winners are encouraged to attend the Society’s annual meeting, where the award will be presented (with a brief synopsis of the article) at the banquet. The 2022 HES meeting will be Thursday, November 3th – Sunday, November 6th, in Baltimore, Maryland. For more information about the annual meeting, go to

2022 Prize Committee


Kabria Baumgartner

Northeastern University

ArCasia James-Galloway

Texas A&M

Edward Janak

University of Toledo