#MHA2017 Winners

By June 2, 2017

We would like to congratulate the recipients of the 2017 MHA awards! Please find them below:

Leonard Arrington Award:

Jill Mulvay Derr

Best Book: 

Simpson, Thomas W. American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940University of North Carolina Press, 2016.

Best Biography: 

Prince,  Stephen L. Hosea Stout: Lawman, Legislator, Mormon DefenderLogan: Utah State University Press, 2016.

Best Book International Mormonism: 

Takagi,  Shinji. The Trek East: Mormonism Meets Japan, 1901-1968. Draper, UT: Greg Kofford Books, 2016.

Best Memoir / Personal History: 

Bate, Kerry William. The Women: A Family Story. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2016.

Best Article:

Hendrix-Komoto, Amanda. “Mahana, You Naked! Modesty, Sexuality, and Race in the Mormon Pacific.” In Out of Obscurity: Mormonism Since 1945, edited by Patrick Q. Mason and John G. Turner, 173-97. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Article of Excellence: 

Turley Jr. Richard E. and Jeffrey G. Cannon. “A Faithful Band: Moses Mahlangu and the First Soweto Saints.” BYU Studies Quarterly 55, no. 1 (2016): 9-38.

Best International Article: 

Rutherford, Taunalyn. “The Internationalization of Mormonism: Indications from India.” In Out of Obscurity: Mormonism since 1945, edited by Patrick Q. Mason and John G. Turner, 37-62. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Best Women’s History Article

Newell, Quincy. “What Jane James Saw.” In Directions for Mormon Studies in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Patrick Q. Mason, 135-51. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2016.

Graduate Student Awards:

Best unpublished graduate student paper

Kitterman, Katherine. “No Ordinary Feelings’: Mormon Women’s Petitions, 1870-1886.”

Best thesis

Brumbaugh Jr., John Howard. “We are Entitled to, and We Must Have, Medical Care’: San Juan County’s Farm Security Administration Medical Plan, 1938-1946.”

Best dissertation

Smith, Christopher C. “Mormon Conquest: Whites and Natives in the Intermountain West, 1847-1851.”

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Comments

  1. Please correct the spelling of my name. It should be Takagi. I caught the mistake before the award banquet so the mistake was corrected in the banquet presentation, but not in time for the printed program.

    Comment by Shinji Takagi — June 2, 2017 @ 9:41 pm

  2. Apologies, Shinji. It’s been corrected.

    And, congratulations!

    Comment by J Stuart — June 2, 2017 @ 11:49 pm

  3. …Also, the Leonard J. Arrington Award winner’s middle name is spelled with an “A” in the second syllable. Thanks for the shout-out–I’m really thrilled to be among this amazing group!

    Comment by Quincy D. Newell — June 3, 2017 @ 6:54 pm

  4. […] I’m so grateful to all the colleagues, friends, and readers who have been so supportive along the way. A list of all the award-winners is here. […]

    Pingback by *American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940* wins the Mormon History Association’s Best Book Award! | wayne street soul — June 4, 2017 @ 1:08 pm


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