The History of Education Society is accepting submissions for the Claude A. Eggertsen Prize for the dissertation judged to be most outstanding in the field of history of education. This includes work on schooling and educational institutions more broadly, and the dissertation may have a domestic or international focus. The next award will be presented at the 2015 meeting of the History of Education Society. The prize carries an award of $1,000 for the winner. Self-nominations are welcome. Qualified applicants must have completed the dissertation and graduated during the calendar year 2014. The deadline for entries is May 15, 2015. Entrants should send an electronic copy of the complete dissertation to each of the three prize committee members:

Louis Ray, Fairleigh Dickinson University,
Kelly Kish, Indiana University,
Victoria Cain, Northeastern University,

If you have questions or need more information, please write to the chair of the committee, Louis Ray at