Samuel Eliot Morison Prize

The Samuel Eliot Morison Prize recognizes not any one specific achievement, but a body of contributions in the field of military history, extending over time and reflecting a spectrum of scholarly activity contributing significantly to the field.

2019 Prize presented to:
Williamson Murray and Brian Holden Reid
Previous recipients include:
  • Sir Hew Strachan, Professor of International Relations at the University of St Andrews, 2018
  • John A. Lynn II, Professor Emeritus of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017
  • Conrad C. Crane, Army Heritage and Education Center, United States Army War College, 2016
  • Joseph T. Glatthaar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2015
  • Rick Atkinson, Washington, DC, 2014
  • Ira D. Gruber, Rice University, 2013
  • Ronald H. Spector, The George Washington University, 2012
  • Gerhard Weinberg, University of North Carolina, 2011
  • Peter Maslowski, University of Nebraska, 2010
  • Richard Kohn, University of North Carolina, 2009
  • Jeremy Black, University of Exeter, 2008
  • James McPherson, 2007
  • Robert Doughty, 2006
  • Dennis Showalter, 2005
  • Allan R. Millett, 2004
  • Edward J. Drea, 2003
  • John Shy, 2002
  • Richard Overy, 2001
  • David M. Glantz, 2000
  • Geoffrey N. Parker, 1999
  • Stephen E. Ambrose, 1998
  • Robert M. Utley, 1997
  • John Keegan, 1996
  • Martin Blumenson, 1995
  • Harold C. Deutsch, 1994
  • Peter Paret, 1993
  • Sir Michael Howard, 1992
  • I. B. Holley, Jr., and Theodore Ropp, 1991
  • Edward M. Coffman, 1990
  • Russell F. Weigley, 1989
  • No Award, 1988
  • Forrest C. Pogue, 1987
  • Alvin D. Coox, 1986
  • Robin Higham, 1985
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