The John Gilmary
Shea Prize

Shea Prize Submissions

The John Gilmary Shea Prize is given annually to the author of a book, published during a preceding twelve-month period, which is judged by a committee of experts to have made the most original and distinguished contribution to knowledge of the history of the Catholic Church. Full information about the prize is available here.

Submission deadline: May 15, 2021

To enter a book, you must:

  1. Complete the submission form below;
  2. Send three hard copies of the book for to:


    American Catholic Historical Association
    Attn: Shea Book Prize Committee
    Mount St. Mary’s University 
    16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
    Emmitsburg, MD 21727

Chair

A. Katie Stirling-Harris
University of California, Davis

akharris@ucdavis.edu

Judge

Massimo Faggioli
Villanova University

massimo.faggioli@villanova.edu

Judge

TBA

Submission Form

  • Please fill out this field whether you are submitting a book you have written or a book written by someone else.
  • If you have any notes, comments, or messages, please include them here.