Theodore Roosevelt American History Award (TRAHA)
On April 8, 2016 the TRAHA was awarded to Martina van Cimmenaede
On April 8, 2016 the TRAHA was awarded to Martina van Cimmenaede, a graduate student of the University of Amsterdam, for her thesis “The Sexually Charged Office: An Analysis of Sexual Harassment and Gender Relations in the Workplace between 1940-1975". She has won a trip to North Dakota where she will be hosted by the TR Medora Foundation and the TR Center at Dickinson State University in the summer of 2016. This trip is co-sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in The Hague.
Roos Maier (University of Amsterdam) won the second prize for her thesis "Remembering a Counterculture: Visuality, Orality, and Imagination in Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon and Tar Baby". She received a copy of the monumental volume Four Centuries of Dutch-American Relations, 1609-2009 produced by the RSC and published both in the Netherlands and in the United States.