Sara Silverstein wins World History Association Dissertation Prize

March 6, 2018

Sara Silverstein (PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in History, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs) has been awarded the World History Association Prize for her dissertation, Doctors as Diplomats: The Origins of Universal Healthcare in International Society.

The World History Association awards the annual WHA Dissertation Prize for the best doctoral dissertation in world, global, or transnational history—that is, one that examines any historical issue with global implications, including but not limited to the exchange and interchange of cultures, the comparison of two or more civilizations or cultures, or the study in a macrohistorical manner of a phenomenon that had a global impact.  The prize, which consists of a $500 award, a certificate, and a one-year membership to the WHA, will be awarded at the WHA’s 2018 conference in Milwaukee.