The UHA's 2020 award's cycle is now closed. Winners are posted here

The UHA will invite submissions for the next awards cycle in early 2021. Awards open in 2021 will include the following: 

  • Kenneth Jackson Award for Best Book in North American Urban History in 2020

  • Award for Best Book in Non-North American Urban History in 2019 and 2020

  • Michael Katz Award for Best Dissertation in Urban History completed in 2020 (no geographic restriction)

  • Arnold Hirsch Award for Best Article in Urban History published in a scholarly journal in 2020 (no geographic restriction)

Please check back in early 2021 for more information about awards submissions. Questions? Email Hope Shannon at

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