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Scott BillsScott Bills Memorial Prize

The Peace History Society will award the Scott Bills Memorial Prize bi-annually (in odd years) for an outstanding English-language work in the field of Peace History. The Prize will be awarded for an outstanding first book or an outstanding dissertation by a faculty member or independent scholar. The Prize carries a cash award of $500.

The next Bills Prize will be awarded for a first book published or a dissertation completed in 2012-2013.  Please submit nominations (a brief statement will suffice) and one copy of the book or dissertation directly to each member of the Bills Prize Committee (to be announced).

Previous award recipients:

2010-11: Nicholas Krehbiel, General Lewis B. Hershey and Conscientious Objection during World War II (Columbia, Missouri:  University of Missouri Press, 2011).

2008-09: Ross A. Kennedy, The Will to Believe: Woodrow Wilson, World War I, and America's Strategy for Peace and Security (Kent State University Press, 2009).

2006-07: Wesley Hogan, Many Minds, One Heart: SNCC's Dream for a New America (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2007).

2003-05: Michael S. Foley, Confronting the War Machine: Draft Resistance During the Vietnam War (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2003).

PHS hopes to make the Bills Memorial Prize a self-perpetuating endowment.  You may make an online donation to this fund in memory of Scott Bills at
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