As announced at this evening’s Awards Banquet in Layton, Utah:
Best Undergraduate Paper
? Joseph R. Stuart, “The Time Has Come: The Context and Post Script of the 1890 Woodruff Manifesto.” Brigham Young University
Best Graduate Paper
? Benjamin Park, “Early Mormonism and the Paradoxes of Democratic Religiosity in Jacksonian America,” University of Cambridge
Best Thesis Award
? Matthew Lund, ?The Vox Populi is the Vox Dei: American Localism and the Mormon Expulsion from Jackson County, Missouri,? Utah State University
Best Dissertation Award
? Richard D. Ouellette, ?The Mormon Temple Lot Case: Space, Memory, and Identity in a Divided New Religion,? University of Texas at Austin
Best Article on Mormon Women’s History
? Lisa Olsen Tait, “The Young Woman’s Journal: Gender and Generations in a Mormon Women’s Magazine,” American Periodicals 22.1 (2012): 51-71.
Best International Article Award
? Ronald E. Bartholomew, ?The Role of Local Missionaries in Nineteenth-Century England,? in Reid L. Nielson and Fred E. Woods, eds. Go Ye Into All the World: The Growth and Development of Mormon Missionary Work (Provo, UT: BYU Religious Studies Center, 2012).
Article Awards of Excellence (2)
? Adam Jortner, ?Solomon Spaulding?s Indians, or, What the ?Manuscript Found? Really Tells Us,? Journal of Mormon History 38:4 (Fall 2012): 226-247.
? Benjamin E. Park, ?(Re)Interpreting Early Mormon Thought: Synthesizing Joseph Smith?s Theology and the Process of Religion Formation,? Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 45:2 (Summer 2012): 59-88.
Best Article Award
? Christopher C. Jones, ?Mormonism in the Methodist Marketplace, James Covel and the Historical Background of Doctrine and Covenants 39-40,? BYU Studies Quarterly 51:1 (2012), 67-98.
Best Family and Community History Award
? Stephen G. Schwendiman, The Mendon Saints: Their Lives and Legacy, Vol. 2 (Salt Lake City: Eborn Books, 2012).
Best International Book Award
? Marjorie Newton, Tiki and Temple: The Mormon Mission in New Zealand, 1854-1958 (Draper, UT: Greg Kofford Books, 2012).
Best First Book Award
? J. Spencer Fluhman, A Peculiar People: Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012).
Best Documentary History /Bibliography Award
? Joseph Smith Jr., The Joseph Smith Papers, Histories Vol. 1, 1832-1844, eds. Karen Lynn Davidson, David J. Whittaker, Mark Ashurst-McGee, and Richard L. Jensen. The Joseph Smith Papers: Histories, Volume 1. Salt Lake City: The Church Historian?s Press, 2012.
? Joseph Smith Jr., The Joseph Smith Papers, Histories Vol. 2, Assigned Histories, 1831-1847, edited by Karen Lynn Davidson, Richard L. Jenson, and David J. Whittaker. Salt Lake City: The Church Historian?s Press, 2012.
Best Biography Award
? John G. Turner, Brigham Young, Pioneer Prophet. Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012.
Best Book Award
? Brandon Plewe, S. Kent Brown, Donald Q. Cannon, and Richard H. Jackson, eds., Mapping Mormonism: An Atlas of Latter-Day Saint History. Provo, Utah: BYU Press, 2012.
Leonard J. Arrington Award
? Martha Bradley Evans
? Jan Shipps
? Christopher Talmage Jones