Time to recognize the latest and greatest in Middle East studies! Seven awards to honor excellence in the field. Please share with students, colleagues, and listservs. You can’t win if you don’t enter.
Albert Hourani Book Award. Nomination deadline: April 1, 2015
Nominations of non-fiction scholarly monographs based on original research published in English between April 1, 2014 and March 31, 2015 are sought. Winner awarded $1000.
Roger Owen Book Award. Nomination deadline: April 1, 2015
Submit nominations of books on economics, economic history or the political economy of the Middle East and North Africa (Mali to Pakistan) whose work seeks to advance knowledge and scholarship on these areas within the modern period (roughly 1750 to the present). Winner awarded $2000.
Malcolm H. Kerr Dissertation Awards. Submission deadline: July 1, 2015
Students completing their dissertations between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015 may submit entries for the 2015 Malcolm H. Kerr Dissertation Awards. The competition is to recognize exceptional achievement in research and writing for/of dissertations in Middle East studies. Winners in each category awarded $1000.
MESA Mentoring Award. Nomination deadline: June 1, 2015
The award recognizes exceptional contributions retired faculty have made to the education and training of others.
Jere L. Bacharach Service Award. Nomination deadline: June 1, 2015
The award recognizes the contributions of individuals through their outstanding service to MESA or the profession. Service is defined broadly to include work in diverse areas, including but not limited to outreach, librarianship, and film. Winner awarded $1000.
MESA Undergraduate Education Award. Deadline: August 30, 2015
The award recognizes outstanding scholarship on teaching or other material contributions to undergraduate education in Middle East studies. Winner awarded $250.
MESA Graduate Student Paper Prize. Deadline: August 30, 2015
Graduate student research papers on any aspect of post 600 CE Middle East studies are sought for this blind review. Winner awarded $250.