Mira Wilkins Prize
This prize, established in 2009 in recognition of the path-breaking scholarship of Mira Wilkins, is awarded to the author of the best article published annually in Enterprise & Society pertaining to international and comparative business history. Formally known as "The Mira Wilkins Prize for the best article on international business history," it comprises an award of $250 and a memento presented at the Business History Conference annual meeting. The Wilkins Prize Committee consists of three members, one of whom serves as chair. Each member serves a three-year term, rotating onto the committee as junior member, then becoming chair, and then exiting after serving a final year as senior member. The chair of the Wilkins Prize Committee presides over the entire process.
2022 Mira Wilkins Prize Recipient
PETRULIS, Jason. (2021). “A Country of Hair”: A Global Story of South Korean Wigs, Korean American Entrepreneurs, African American Hairstyles, and Cold War Industrialization. Enterprise & Society, 22(2), 368-408.
TENOLD, S., KANG, J., KIM, S., &; MURPHY, H. (2021). International Transfer of Tacit Knowledge: The Transmission of Shipbuilding Skills from Scotland to South Korea in the Early 1970s. Enterprise & Society, 22(2), 335-367.
2021 Mira Wilkins Prize Recipient
Associate Professor in Economic History, University of Turin, Italy
Professor of Economic history, University of Siena
Lecturer, University of Birmingham, UK
Emily Buchnea, “Bridges and Bonds: The Role of British Merchant Bank Intermediaries in Latin American Trade and Finance Networks, 1825-1850,” Enterprise & Society, 21: 2 (June 2020).
Jessica Ann Levy, “Black Power in the Boardroom: Corporate America, the Sullivan Principles, and Anti-Apartheid,” Enterprise & Society 21: 1 (March 2020).
2015 Mira Wilkins Prize Recipient
Digital editor and Assoc. Director, Inquire Capitalism Program, University of Florida
2011 Mira Wilkins Prize Recipient
Gies College of Business and Department of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign