Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins Doctoral Dissertation in Alabama History Award
The Wiggins Doctoral Dissertation in Alabama History Award honors former AHA president, editor of The Alabama Review, and first female faculty member of the University of Alabama history department Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins (1934-2020). The next award will be presented in 2025 and will recognized a doctoral dissertation completed at any institution of higher education in the last two years focusing on Alabama history.
List of previous winners:
2022: Melissa Young, University of Alabama
“Magic City Jews: Integration and Public Memory in Birmingham, Alabama, 1871-1911”
To donate to the award fund, please mail a check to:
Alabama Historical Association
Auburn, AL 36849
Or click the link below to make an online contribution.