Each year, the ASEH awards five prizes for outstanding scholarship in the field of environmental history. The instructions for submitting your work for consideration for each prize are listed below.
George Perkins Marsh Prize for best book in environmental history
The prize committee will evaluate published books that appear between November 1, 2020 and October 31, 2021. Deadline for submission: November 20, 2021. Three hard copies are required - and anyone can submit a book (authors and publishers).
Alice Hamilton Prize for best article outside journal Environmental History
Eligibility: Articles published between November 1, 2020 and October 31, 2021.Leopold-Hidy Prize for best article in journal Environmental History (with Forest History Society)
Articles that appear in our journal, Environmental History, are automatically considered by our journal's editorial board, and there is no need to submit entries for the Leopold-Hidy Prize.
Awards for Unpublished Research
ASEH-FHS Graduate Student Essay Prizefor the best essay of journal-article length written by a graduate student on an environmental history and/or forest history topic.
Rachel Carson Prize for best dissertation in environmental history
Eligibility: Dissertations approved between Nov. 1, 2020 and Oct. 31, 2021.