Linda Eisenmann Prize

The History of Education Society seeks submissions for the Eisenmann Prize. The prize is awarded biennially to recognize the most outstanding scholarly work in the field of the history of higher education in the United States produced by a junior scholar in the immediately prior two years (between March 30, 2018 and March 30, 2020). Nominations may be made by faculty, department chairs, and deans; self-nominations are welcome. Mail three copies of nominated books to Nathan M. Sorber at 602 Allen Hall, West Virginia University, 355 Oakland Street, Morgantown, WV, 26506-6122. Send a PDF of nominated articles to Include a CV of the nominated author with your submission.

All materials must be received by June 1, 2020.

2020 Prize Committee


Nathan Sorber

West Virginia University, Chair

Cally Waite

Teachers College, Columbia University

Adam Laats

Binghamton University, SUNY