Three Women Scholars Win Book Awards

_AngelaHudson_USTbook1Angela Pulley Hudson, an associate professor of history at Texas A&M University, whose research focuses on American Indian history, has been selected to receive the Evans Biography Award presented by the Mountain West Center at Utah State University. Dr. Hudson was honored for her book Real Native Genius: How an Ex-Slave and a White Mormon Became Famous Indians (University of North Carolina Press, 2015). Dr. Hudson joined the faculty at Texas A&M University in 2007. She earned a Ph.D. at Yale University. An earlier book authored by Dr. Hudson is Creek Paths and Federal Roads: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves and the Making of the American South (University of North Carolina Press, 2010).

KimbroHamilton.Book2Harriett Kimbro-Hamilton, an associate professor of human performance and science at Tennessee State University in Nashville, won the Robert Peterson Recognition Award at the 19th annual Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference in Kansas City. The award honors works that increase public awareness of the Negro Baseball League. Dr. Kimbro-Hamilton was honored for her book Daddy’s Scrapbook: Henry Kimbro of the Negro League, a Daughter’s Perspective (In Due Season Publishing, 2015). Dr. Kimbro-Hamilton is a graduate of Fisk University in Nashville. She holds a master’s degree from Florida State University and a doctorate from Temple University in Philadelphia.

book3Terri L. Snyder, a professor of American studies at California State University, Fullerton, received the Frances Richardson Keller-Sierra Prize from the Western Association of Women Historians. Professor Snyder was honored for her book The Power to Die: Slavery and Suicide in British North America (University of Chicago Press, 2015). Professor Snyder researched ships’ logs, surgeon journals, judicial and legislative records, and newspaper accounts to examine instances of slave suicides. Professor Snyder holds a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. An earlier book authored by Professor Snyder is Brabbling Women: Disorderly Speech and the Law in Early Virginia (Cornell University Press, 2003).

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