Monday, May 21, 2018

AHA Littleton-Griswold Research Grants to Cyna, Ito, Manners

The American Historical Association has announced its 2018 Research Grant Winners. Of particular interest to readers of this blog is the Littleton-Griswold Research Grant "to support research in US legal history and in the general field of law and society." This year's winners are:
Esther Cyna, for "From Equity to Excellence? Shifting Strategies in School Finance Litigation and Education Policy in North Carolina, 1970s–1990s" 
Koji Ito, for "Contested Imperial Waters: Disputes over Migratory Fish and the Origins of the Territorialization of the Bering Sea, 1925–1952" 
Jane Manners, for "The Great New York Fire of 1835 and the Law and Politics of Disaster Relief in Jacksonian America"