Whitehill Prize Past Winners

2020 CORNELIA H. DAYTON, “LOST YEARS RECOVERED: JOHN PETERS AND PHILLIS WHEATLEY PETERS IN MIDDLETON
Appeared in NEQ 94:3 (September 2021)

2017 NEAL DUGRE, “REPAIRING THE BREACH: PURITAN EXPANSION, COMMONWEALTH FORMATION, AND THE ORIGINS OF THE UNITED COLONIES OF NEW ENGLAND, 1630–1643”
Appeared in NEQ 91:3 (September 2018)

2016 PETER W. WALKER, “THE BISHOP CONTROVERSY, THE IMPERIAL CRISIS, AND RELIGIOUS RADICALISM IN NEW ENGLAND, 1763-74″
Appeared in NEQ 90:3 (September 2017)

2014 DOUGLAS L. WINIARSKI, “LYDIA PROUST’S DREADFULLEST THOUGHT”
Appeared in NEQ 88:3 (September 2015)

2013 IAN SAXINE, “THE PERFORMANCE OF PEACE: INDIANS, SPECULATORS, AND THE POLITICS OF PROPERTY IN MAINE, 1735–1737”
Appeared in NEQ 87:3 (September 2014)

2012 ABRAM VAN ENGEN, “ORIGINS AND LAST FAREWELLS: BIBLE WARS, MISSING TEXT, AND THE MAKING OF AMERICAN HISTORY”
Appeared in NEQ 86:4 (December 2013)

2010 LINDSAY SCHAKENBACH, “FROM DISCONTENTED BOSTONIANS TO PATRIOTIC INDUSTRIALISTS: THE BOSTON ASSOCIATES AND THE TRANSCONTINENTAL TREATY, 1790–1825”
Appeared in NEQ 84:3 (September 2011)

2008 ANDREW M. WEHRMAN, “THE SIEGE OF “CASTLE POX”: A MEDICAL REVOLUTION IN MARBLEHEAD, MASSACHUSETTS, 1764–1777″
Appeared in NEQ 82:3 (September 2009)

2006 JOHNATHAN BEECHER FIELD, “A KEY FOR THE GATE: ROGER WILLIAMS, PARLIAMENT, AND PROVIDENCE”
Appeared in NEQ 80:3 (September 2007)

2002 S. D. SMITH, “GEDNEY CLARKE OF SALEM AND BARBADOS: TRANSATLANTIC SUPER-MERCHANT”
Appeared in NEQ 76:4 (December 2003)

2001 MATTHEW MASON, “‘NOTHING IS BETTER CALCULATED TO EXCITE DIVISIONS’: FEDERALIST AGITATION AGAINST SLAVE REPRESENTATION DURING THE WAR OF 1812”
Appeared in NEQ 75:4 (December 2002)

2000 JAMES E. MCWILLIAMS, “WORK, FAMILY, AND ECONOMIC IMPROVEMENT IN LATE- SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY MASSACHUSETTS BAY: THE CASE OF JOSHUA BUFFUM”
Appeared in NEQ 74:3 (September 2001)

1997 MARLA R. MILLER, “‘MY PART ALONE’: THE WORLD OF REBECCA DICKINSON, 1787– 1802”
Appeared in NEQ 71:3 (September 1998)

1996 FRANCIS J. BREMER, “THE HERITAGE OF JOHN WINTHROP: RELIGION ALONG THE STOUR VALLEY, 1548–1630”
Appeared in NEQ 70:4 (December 1997)

1995 SUSAN M. OUELLETTE, “DIVINE PROVIDENCE AND COLLECTIVE ENDEAVOR: SHEEP PRODUCTION IN EARLY
MASSACHUSETTS”
Appeared in NEQ 69:3 (September 1996)

1994 RICHARD GODBEER, “‘LOVE RAPTURES’: MARITAL, ROMANTIC, AND EROTIC IMAGES OF JESUS CHRIST IN PURITAN
NEW ENGLAND, 1670–1730″
Appeared in NEQ 68:3 (September 1995)

1993 DAVID C. BROWN, “THE KEYS OF THE KINGDOM: EXCOMMUNICATION IN COLONIAL MASSACHUSETTS”
Appeared in NEQ 67:4 (December 1994)

1991 FREDERICK DALZELL, “PRUDENCE AND THE GOLDEN EGG: ESTABLISHING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IN PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND”
Appeared in NEQ 65:3 (September 1992)