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Marilyn Yalom Prize

The Marilyn Yalom Prize supports currently enrolled Stanford Ph.D. candidates working in the humanities on issues concerning women and gender.

The award support original research or conference costs. Dr. Yalom has been part of the Clayman Institute since 1978, having served as both Associate Director and Acting Director. She is currently a Senior Scholar, and is well known as an internationally acclaimed historian of women's and gender issues. 

Yalom Prize Winners

 

2018 Recipient: Murphy Temple

There Is No Death: British Spiritualists and the First World War

2017 Recipient: Justine Modica

“The Atlanta Crawl” and the “Wichita Walk”: Physical Resistance, Conservative Respectability Politics and Gendered Discourse in Operation Rescue’s Anti-Abortion Protests of the 1980s and 1990s 

2016 Recipient: Jessi Piggott

Feminism meets Brecht: A Gender-Bending Production of "Saint Joan of the Stockyards"

2015 Recipient: Hannah LeBlanc

Assessing the Nation's Diet: Home Economists at the USDA and the Problems of Food Science in the Twentieth Century

2014 Recipient: Adrienne Johnson

Adam or the Ape?  Diet Books and the American Myths of Human Origins

2013 Recipient: Rebecca Chaleff

Embodying Absence: The Ins and Outs of Trio A

2012 Recipient: Alexandra Russell

Do Implicit Theories Shape Goals and Outcomes in Mental Health and Wellbeing?

2011 Recipient: Yvon Wang

Protecting the Hearts of the People: Sex, Media, and State in China, 1875-1927