Cathleen Cahill, University of New Mexico, 2017: "Who Fought for Women's Suffrage? A More Diverse View"
Alicia Decker, Pennsylvania State University, 2016: "Gender and the Politics of Invisibility: Making Historical Sense of Enforced Disappearance in Post-Colonial Uganda"
Rebecca Sharpless, Texas Christian University, 2015: "Baylor's First Female Students: Sallie McNeill and Educated Texas Women"
Katherine French, University of Michigan, 2014: "Church-keeping and Housekeeping; the Spaces of Women's Piety in Late Medieval London"
Leslie Peirce, New York University, 2013: "Talking Back- Finding Female Voices in the Early Modern Ottoman World"
Catherine A. Brekus, Associate Professor of the History of Christianity in the School of Divinity at the University of Chicago, 2012: "Women, Religion, and Agency: Some Reflections on Writing American Women's Religious"
Susan Hartmann, 2010: "Women and the Transformation of American Politics"
Baroness Knight of Collingtree, 2009: "A Woman in the House of Commons Who Escaped to the House of Lords"
Wilma Mankiller, 2008: "The Changing Role of Indigenous Women"
Professor Mary Welek Atwell, Department of Criminal Justice, Radford University, 2008: "Wretched Sisters: The Gendered Face of Capital Punishment"
Dr. Kathi Kern, University of Kentucky, 2007: "Sacred Politics: How Religious Debate Transformed the Women's Rights Movement in Nineteenth-Century America"
Constance B Schultz, University of South Carolina, 2006: "Virgins and Vamps: Images of American Women in Nineteenth-Century America"
William H. Chafe, Duke University, 2005: "Paradox of Change: Changing Gender Roles from 1920"
Catherine Clinton, Independent Scholar, 2004: "Slavery is War: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad"
Linda Schott, University of Texas-San Antonio, 2003: "Florence Terry Griswold and the Pan American Round Table"
Patricia Sullivan, Harvard University, 2002: "Where were the Women?: Virginia Durr and the Civil Rights Movement"
Zoia Belyakova, University of Leningrad, 2001: "Russian Empresses"
Ellen Carol Dubois, University of California--Las Angeles, 2000: "Why Seneca Falls?"
Constance Curry, Human Services for the City of Atlanta, 1999: "Deep in Our Hearts: Women in the Freedom Movement"
Louis Haas, Duquesne University, 1998: "Medieval Women"
Faye Dudden, Union College, 1997: "Actresses and Audiences: Women an the American Theatre, 1790-1870"
Mary Beth Norton, Cornell University, 1996: "The Curious Incident of the Gossiping Ladies of New Haven"
Theresa Kainski, University of Wisconsin--Stevens Point, 1995: "Women in Early American History"