The Carl I. Wheat and Frank Wheat Award ($500) honors the best demonstration of significant scholarship in the Southern California Quarterly by an established historian.
The award is selected by the editorial board. There is no application or nomination process.
The 2017 award will be presented at the HSSC Conference in 2018.
Natalia Molina, “The Importance of Place and Place-Makers in the Life of a Los Angeles Community: What Gentrification Erases from Echo Park” Southern California Quarterly 97, no. 1 (Spring 2015): 69-111
Lon Kurashige for “Re-Thinking Anti-Immigrant Racism: Lessons from the Los Angeles Vote on the 1920 Alien Land Law,” Southern California Quarterly 95, 3 (2013): 265-83.