Highest MHA award
Leonard J. Arrington Award
William G. Hartley—citation attached
MHA Best Book Award
Givens, Terryl L. and Matthew J. Grow. Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Smith-Pettit Best First Book Award
Brown, Samuel Morris. In Heaven as it is On Earth: Joseph Smith and the Early Mormon Conquest of Death. New York: Oxford University Press.
Ella Larsen Turner-Ella Ruth Turner Bergera Award for Best Biography
Hale, Veda Tebbs. Swell Suffering: A Biography of Maurine Whipple. Salt Lake City: Greg Kofford Books, 2011.
Steven F. Christensen Award for Best Documentary History/Bibliography
Dinger, John S., ed. The Nauvoo City and High Council Minutes. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 2011.
Geraldine McBride Woodward International Book Award
Hugh J. Cannon (deceased) and editor Reid L. Neilson, To the Peripheries of Mormondom: The Apostolic Around-the-World Journey of David O. McKay, 1920-1921, published by the University of Utah Press.
Winchester Family and Community History Award
William Hartley, Another Kind of Gold: The Life of Albert King Thurber, A Utah Pioneer, Explorer, and Community Builder, Idaho: C. L. Dalton Enterprises, 2011.
T. Edgar Lyon Best Article Award
Jonathan A. Stapley, “Adoptive Sealing Ritual in Mormonism,” Journal of Mormon History 37 (Summer 2011): 53-117.
J. Talmage Jones Awards of Excellence (two articles)
• Amy Hoyt and Sara M. Patterson, “Mormon Masculinity: Changing Gender Expectations in the Era of Transition from Polygamy to Monogamy, 1890-1920,” Gender & History 23 (April 2011): 72-91
• Patrick Q. Mason, “God and the People: Theodemocracy in Nineteenth-Century Mormonism,” Journal of Church and State 53 (Summer 2011): 349-375
Silver Award for Best Article on Mormon Women’s History
Jonathan A. Stapley and Kristine Wright, “Female Ritual Healing in Mormonism,” Journal of Mormon History 37 (Winter 2011): 1-85.
For Dissertation, Thesis, and Student Papers
Gerald E. Jones Best Dissertation Award
Kenneth Robert Mulliken, “Historical Amnesia: Corporate Identity and Collective Memory in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1915 – 2001,” PhD dissertation, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2011.
Lester E. Bush Best Thesis Award
Christopher James Blythe, “Recreating Religion: The Response to Joseph Smith’s Innovations in the Second Prophetic Generation of Mormonism,” Master’s thesis, Utah State University, 2011.
Juanita Brooks Award for Best Graduate Paper
Max Perry Mueller, “Beyond the Priesthood: Gender and Race in the History of African American Mormons,” Harvard University.
Juanita Brooks Award for the Best Undergraduate Paper
Justin Bray, “The Lord’s Supper and Community in Early Mormon Utah,” Brigham Young University.
Elder Marlin K. Jensen.