Columbia alumna Anna Campbell Brickhouse has received the Council of Graduate Schools’ 2005 Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities.
Brickhouse was honored for her book, Transamerican Literary Relations and the Nineteenth-Century Public Sphere (Cambridge University Press, 2004). She is an associate professor of English at the University of Virginia and received her Ph.D. in Literature of the Americas at Columbia 1998.
The Arlt Award is presented annually to a young scholar who has written a book that is deemed to be an outstanding contribution to scholarship in the humanities. Honorees must have earned their doctorate within the past seven years and currently be teaching at a North American university. The Arlt Award was first given in 1971 to honor the first president of the Council of Graduate Schools. It carries a cash prize of $1,000.