Student Paper Prize Winners

Awarded to the best conference paper submitted by a full-time student.

2019Candace Borders, Yale University, "Towards a Method of Refusal: Black Women’s Public Housing Activism in St. Louis,"
Michael R. Glass, Princeton University, "Suburban Slumlords: Racial Capitalism and Informal Housing in Roosevelt, New York."
2017Pedro A. Regalado, Yale University, “Fixed Capital: Building Transition and Drug Capitalism in New York City, 1961-1997."
2015M.E.L. Speller, Johns Hopkins University, "From Redliners to Reinvestors: Subdividing the City of St. Louis in the 1970s."
2013Michael P. McCulloch, University of Michigan, "Detroit's Other Industry: Real Estate and the Culture of Elusive Security."

Honorable Mention:
Katie Schank, George Washington University, "'Better Than 10,000 Words:' Photographs, The Atlanta Housing Authority, and the Construction of Public Housing's Early Image, 1938-1948."
2011Chloe Taft, Yale University, “Following the Star: Christmas Tourism, Urban Renewal, and Community Identity in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.”
2009Francesca Russello Ammon, Yale University, “Unearthing Benny the Bulldozer: The Culture of Clearance in Postwar Children’s Books.”
2007 Brian Robick, Carnegie Mellon University, "Urban Blight and Community Reaction to the Gateway Center Redevelopment Project, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1946-1950."
2005Zaire Z. Dinzey-Flores, University of Michigan, “Temporary Housing, Permanent Communities: Public Housing Policy and Design in Puerto Rico.”
1999Michael Dudley, University of Manitoba, "The Widening Gyre: Defensive Dispersal and the City Planning Profession in the Early Atomic Era, 1945-1960."
1994Jason H. Cohen, Rutgers University, "From Utopia to Suburbia: The Architecture and Planning of Roosevelt, New Jersey."
1992Suzanne Braley, Columbia University, "Philanthropy and Finance in the Development of the Modern Subdivision: A Study of the Harmon Company."

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