Prof. David Sehat was recently awarded the Organization of American Historians’ Frederick Jackson Turner Award for his recently published book The Myth of American Religious Freedom (2011). The Turner prize is awarded annually to an author whose first scholarly book deals with some aspect of American history. Prof. Sehat received this award at the annual Organization of American Historians conference earlier this month.
Prof. Sehat is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History. In addition to The Myth of American Religious Freedom, he has also published:
- “Gender and Theatrical Realism: The Problem of Clyde Fitch,” Journal of the Gilded Age & Progressive Era (July 2008)
- “The Civilizing Mission of Booker T. Washington,” Journal of Southern History (May 2007)
Congratulations to Prof. Sehat!