January 19, 2018

Winner of the Jack Temple Kirby Prize for 2011

Congratulations to James C. Giesen of Mississippi State University, whose article, “‘The Truth about the Boll Weevil’: The Nature of Planter Power in the Mississippi Delta” (Environmental History 14, no. 4 (October 2009): 683-704), was selected as the inaugural winner of the Jack


Temple Kirby Award. The Kirby Award is given by the Southern Historical Association to the best article in Southern environmental and agricultural history in any journal in the previous year. More information on the Kirby Prize can be found here.