Jensen-Miller Award

The Western History Association offers and administers the Jensen-Miller Award for the best article in the field of women and gender in the North American West. The Award is named in honor of Joan Jensen and Darlis Miller for their significant contributions to the field of western women’s history.

Jensen-Miller Award Recipients, 1990-Present.

Award Eligibility:
No time period restrictions apply, and essays will be judged on their significance to the field, their contributions to knowledge, and their literary quality. Any WHA member, as well as the publisher or author of the essay, may nominate an essay. The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University funds this $500 cash prize and provides a plaque to the author of the winning essay. The publisher will receive a certificate. To be eligible for the award in 2020, the articles should have been published in 2019 in a scholarly journal or edited volume.

For more information or to submit or nominate a piece for the Award visit the WHA Jensen-Miller Award information.

Deadline for submission: May 15, 2020.

The award recipient and editor/publisher will be notified by September 15.