2021 SACRPH Award Winners
SACRPH offers biennial awards for the best scholarship and service in planning history. Congratulations to all our prize winners and thank you to the prize committees who spent considerable time selecting them.
Laurence Gerckens Prize for teaching excellence and leadership
Lewis Mumford Prize for best book
Catherine Bauer Wurster Prize for best article
John Reps Prize for best dissertation
Journal of Planning History Prize for best article in the JPH
Laurence Gerckens Prize
Awarded to a scholar-teacher who has demonstrated sustained teaching excellence and educational leadership in the field of planning history.
Lawrence Vale, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lewis Mumford Prize
Awarded to the best book on American city and regional planning history published between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2021.
Paige Glotzer, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Linda Campbell, Andrew Newman, Sara Safransky, and Tim Stallmann, A People’s Atlas of Detroit
A People’s Atlas of Detroit Editors, clockwise from the top-left: Linda Campbell, Detroit People’s Platform and the Building Movement; Tim Stallman, Research Action Design; Sara Safransky, Vanderbilt University; and Andrew Newman, Wayne State University.
Catherine Bauer Wurster Prize
Awarded to the best scholarly article on American city and regional planning history in any journal, published between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2021.
Dylan Gottlieb, Hagley Library
LaDale Winling, Virginia Tech, and Todd Michney, Georgia Institute of Technology
Matthew Gordon Lasner, Hunter College, CUNY
John Reps Prize
Awarded to the best doctoral dissertation in American city and regional planning history, completed between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2021.
Michael Glass, Boston College
Angela S. Stiefbold, University of Cincinnati
Journal of Planning History Prize
Awarded to the best article published in the Journal of Planning History, published between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2021.
Anastasiya Ponomaryova and Brent D. Ryan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Anastasiya Ponomaryova and Brent D. Ryan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
2021 Journal of Planning History Prize Co-Winners.
Prize Committee Members
Thank you to the many SACRPH members who served on prize committees:
- Robert Freestone, University of New South Wales
- Joseph Heathcott, The New School
- Meredith Drake Reitan, University of Southern California
- Robin Bachin, University of Miami
- Angel Nieves, Northeastern University
- Elihu Rubin, Yale University
- Megan Asaka, University of California, Riverside
- Alex Sayf Cummings, Georgia State University
- Pedro Regalado, Harvard University
- Evan Friss, James Madison University
- Guadalupe García, Tulane University
- Rebecca Summer, Portland State University
- Douglas Appler, University of Kentucky
- Paige Glotzer, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Rosemary Ndubuizu, Georgetown University