recognizes an historian who has developed a college or university course that engages students in exploring the links between contemporary events and/or issues (“hot topics”) and the past. Courses submitted for consideration must be historical in nature, though they do not need to be within a History department if they are offered within a related department or field.
Open for submissions: November 1, 2023
Deadline: February 4, 2024
Applicants for the Peggy Renner Award for Teaching and Curricular Innovation:
Applicants for the Peggy Renner Award for Teaching and Curricular Innovation must submit the following through the application portal (see green button below):
Applicants are strongly encouraged to read about the award and the selection process in the Peggy Renner Award for Teaching and Curricular Innovation bylaws.
Disqualification: Applicants who do not meet the deadline for submission or include all the required materials will not be considered.
Questions? Ask the committee chairperson.
Marguerite "Peggy" Renner, award founder, long-time member, and former WAWH president (1993-1995).
Liza Black, Indiana University
COLL-X 101: How to Get Away with Murder: A History of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
Justine Modica, Stanford University
History 253L: Caring Labor in the United States
Kelli Y. Nakamura, Kapi’olani Community College
Ethnic Studies 101: Introduction to Ethnic Studies