Center for Presidential History Book Prize

Accepting Submissions for the 2024 CPH Book Prize

We are accepting submissions for the 2024 CPH Book Prize. The CPH Book Prize is awarded annually for a distinguished first book published in English, in any aspect in the field of United States presidential history, broadly defined.

The winner of the 2024 CPH Book prize will receive a $2,500 prize and an invitation to deliver the annual CPH Book Prize Lecture at Southern Methodist University in the following academic year. The CPH will pay all author’s travel expenses and deliver the prize at the lecture.

For complete submission guidelines, click here.

 The winner of the 2023 CPH Book Prize was Dr. Fritz Bartel, for his book The Triumph of Broken Promises: The End of the Cold War and the Rise of Neoliberalism. You can read more about the 2023 prize here.

For questions, please contact the prize administrator at