American Studies

UC Berkeley professor Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers wins world-renowned Dan David Prize

Excerpted from The Berkeleyan, 3/21/23


Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers, UC Berkeley’s Chancellor’s Professor of History, recently won the prestigious Dan David Prize for her research that focuses on women and slavery.

This global recognition for outstanding work in the study of the human past is given annually to up to nine recipients and recognizes emerging scholars whose work “illuminates the past in bold and creative ways.”

“Our winners represent a new generation of historians,” said Ariel David, a Dan David Prize board member. “They are changing our understanding of the past by asking new questions, targeting underresearched topics and using innovative methods. … they have already challenged how we think about history.”

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