The Clinton Jackson and Evelyn Coley Research Grant
To honor the memory of Judge Clinton Jackson Coley and his wife Evelyn Coley, the Alabama Historical Association offers every other year a graduate student grant. The $500 grant is open to any graduate student conducting research on an Alabama-related topic.
The next grant will be awarded in April 2019. Check back here for more information closer to date.
Previous winners of Coley Research Grant:
|2017||Anna Hrom, Duke University||Topic: “Fraud Heaven, Tort Hell: Tort Law as a Tool for Consumer Protection in Alabama, From 1970 to the Present”|
Hayden McDaniel, University of Southern Mississippi
Emilie Connolly, New York University
Topic: "From Carver to Carter: The Political Economy of Peanut Cultivation in the South, 1920-1976"
Topic: "Indian Trust Funds and the Routes of American Capitalism, 1795-1865"
|2013||Jeffrey Thomas Perry, Purdue University||Topic: "From 'Disturbers' to Protectors of the Peace: Baptist Church Discipline and Legalities on the Trans-Appalachian Frontier, 1780-1865"|
|2011||Thomas Chase Hagood, University of Georgia||Topic: "Rewriting the Frontier: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1816-1916"|
|2009||Scotty Kirkland, University of South Alabama||Topic: Gessner McCorvey and restricting the Black vote in Mobile|
|2007||Jennifer Newman, Auburn University||Topic: Religious beliefs and identity of Alabama and Georgia women during the Civil War|
|2005||Anthony Donaldson, Auburn University||Topic: "Goal Posts and Ivory Towers: The University of Alabama and Auburn University, 1871-1941: A Study of the Relationship Between Traditional Universities and Land-Grant Colleges"|