Best Undergraduate and Best Graduate Papers in Labor Studies
Nominations are now open for the best undergraduate and graduate papers written on a labor-related topic during the current academic year (2011-2012). Each winning paper will garner its author a prize of $250. The papers must have been written during the current academic year (2011-2012) at one of the University of Washington campuses.
Papers may focus on any dimension of United States or international labor, including class relations, social conditions, working-class culture or politics, work and gender, work and race/ethnicity, unions, and comparative labor relations.
Students may submit their own papers, or faculty members may nominate outstanding papers they have read during the course of the year.
Past Paper Prize winners are avalible to read on the Bridges Center's Featured Research page.
Deadline for application
June 14, 2013
(Papers may be submitted any time before the deadline)
- Three copies of your paper, and
- Your summer and fall contact information (email, mailing addresses, and phone number)
A committee comprised of faculty members associated with the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies will judge the papers. The winners will be announced by early August and the prizes will be presented at the Bridges Center's annual awards celebration.
Send applications to
Andrew Hedden, Program Coordinator
Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies
University of Washington