Monday, May 27, 2013

Tom Okie Wins Nevins Prize

Congratulations to Tom Okie, the winner of the Allan Nevins Dissertation Prize.  The Nevins prize is given by the Society of American Historians to the best-written doctoral dissertation in American history.  Tom's dissertation is titled "Everything is Peaches Down in Georgia: Culture and Agriculture in the American South."

Tom just finished a year teaching in the history department at Bowdoin College and has accepted a position in the history department at Kennesaw State University.  But perhaps more importantly, he is a friend of the blog and a former student of my friend and co-editor Jay Green at Covenant College.

Congratulations, Tom Okie!