Howard Reinmuth Prize in European History
Dr. Howard Reinmuth, professor of history at the University of Akron and an alumnus of the U of M’s Department of History, has established a fund to promote the study of Europe. One prize is awarded annually.
Application Procedure & Eligibility Requirements
Eligibility is limited to undergraduate history majors with excellent scholastic records, who have taken at least two upper-division classes in European history during the preceding calendar year.
In order to be eligible for prize submission, papers must:
- Be completed in the previous Fall, Summer, or Spring Semester (i.e. for the Spring 2021 prize, the paper must be from Fall, Summer, or Spring 2020).
- Be accompanied by an appropriate cover sheet (contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy).
- Be written on a topic in European history.
- The Reinmuth Prize is due the First Monday in March.
"Between Lenin and Luxemburg: The German Revolution of 1917-1923 and Paul Levi's Foundations for a 'Mass Party' "
Andrew Solfest (2014-2015)
"El Choque de las Creencias: Christian-Islamic Interactions in Medieval Iberia Through the Lens of Las Cantigas"
Camille Marrinan (2013-2014)
"Social Expectations of the British Middle and Upper Classes during World War I: A Look at Advertisements"
Drew Horwood (2012-2013)
"A Consulting Imperialist: Sherlock Holmes, Conan Doyle, and the Ethos of Empire"
Kirsten Blilie (2011-2012)
"Gunpowder Weaponry in the Siege of Bamburgh"
Matt Gulbranson (2010-2011)
"Roman Manliness in Caesar’s Civil War"
Kathleen Hiatt (2009-2010)
"Victory Day in Russia: Collective Memory and the Second World War"
Meredith Wardlaw (2008-2009)
"Proto-Nationalism: Religious Orthodoxy and the Construction of Late Medieval Spanish Identity"
Luke Walker (2007-2008)
"Reconsidering Resistance: A Reexamination of the Catholic Resistance to National Socialism in Berlin"
Allison Cimpl (2006-2007)
"The Moral and Social Defense of Women in the Works of Christine de Pizan"
David Schrader (2005-2006)
"Hitler and Christianity: A Study of His Private Beliefs"