Elisabeth C. Davis, PhD Candidate, has been awarded the John Tracy Ellis Dissertation Award by the American Catholic Historical Association
. The Ellis Dissertation Award is granted to an advanced graduate student studying some aspect of Catholic History. It comes with a grant of $1500 with Elisabeth will use to complete research on her dissertation, "The Centralization Controversy: Nuns, Bishops, and the Developement of American Catholicism, 1800-1865." Congrats Elisabeth!