The Lewis Hanke Post-Doctoral Award

The Lewis Hanke Award carries a stipend of up to $1,500 given annually to a recent Ph.D. recipient in order to conduct field research that will allow transformation of the dissertation into a book. This award was created through generous donations from students, colleagues, and family members of the late Lewis Hanke. It will be given annually to a recent Ph.D. recipient in order to conduct field research that will allow transformation of the dissertation into a book. Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. degrees in the field of Latin American history no more than four years prior to the closing date of the application. The award will be made by a committee appointed by the CLAH president and confirmed by the CLAH General Committee.

Applications will consist of the following documents: a 1,000-word proposal, a dissertation abstract, a brief CV, two letters of support, and a proposed budget. Applications must be emailed to CLAHHankeAward@gmail.com by June 1, 2022. The Secretariat should be informed of the committee’s decision no later than October 15, 2022.

All applicants for the Hanke Award must be CLAH members. Non-members can join the CLAH here

While applications and letters of support must be sent to the email address above, questions may be directed to any member of the selection committee:

Hanke Prize Committee for 2022:

Renata Keller (Chair)
University of Nevada-Reno
renatakeller@unr.edu

Robert Saba
Wesleyan University
rsaba@wesleyan.edu

Elizabeth Schwall
Northern Arizona University 
Elizabeth.schwall@nau.edu

Deadline to apply: June 1, 2022

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