Joseph Dorfman Prize for Best Dissertation: Call for Nominations

The History of Economics Society is accepting nominations for its annual JOSEPH DORFMAN BEST DISSERTATION AWARD for dissertations in the history of economic thought and methodology.

In memory of Joseph Dorfman, historian of economic thought and Distinguished Fellow of the History of Economics Society, his family endowed a permanent fund for the award. The winner will receive a stipend of $500 plus travel expenses up to $500 to attend the presentation at the Society’s annual conference.

All dissertations in the history of economic thought and economic methodology that are written in English and completed during the two previous academic years (September 2014 to August 2016) are eligible. The selection committee considers only nominated dissertations. Self nominations are permitted.

The selection committee is formed this year by: Ross B. Emmett (Chair), Michigan State University; Leonidas Montes, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Viña del Mar; and Herrade Igersheim-Chauvet, University of Strasbourg.

To nominate a dissertation for the award, please send an email notification to Ross B. Emmett (emmettr [AT] msu [DOT] edu) by 31 December 2016, together with a pdf copy of the dissertation.