Boonshoft’s JER Article Wins History of Education Society Prize

Semi-formal headshot of Mark Boonshoft with a smile on his face.Mark Boonshoft’s article “From Property to Education: Public Schooling, Race, and the Transformation of Suffrage in the Early National North” (Fall 2021) has received the History of Education Society Prize, which is awarded biennially to an “article judged to be the most distinguished scholarly essay in educational history—broadly defined to cover a wide range of educational and cultural institutions inside and outside the United States (this includes work on schools and universities, teachers, students, and families)—published in any journal over the previous two-year period.”  In celebration, Penn Press has generously offered to make Boonshoft’s free to access on Project MUSE for the next month, so please check it out.  Congrats to Mark on this important recognition of his work!