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African Studies Review Best Article Prize

The African Studies Review Best Article Prize recognizes the best research article published in ASR during the previous calendar year, regardless of field or subject. The winner will be presented with a plaque, have their article highlighted on the journal’s homepage, and receive $250.


All authors from the previous calendar year are automatically eligible. To submit an article for possible publication, visit the ASR Journal Home via Cambridge University Press.

Past Winners

2023: Emanuella Amoh, “The Dilemma of Diasporic Africans: Adger Emerson Player and Anti-Americanism in Kwame Nkrumah’s Ghana.” African Studies Review, 65.3 (September 2022): 544-567. https://doi.org/10.1017/asr.2022.54

2022: Kristien Geenen, “Gnawing Away at the City: Narratives of Domestic Precarity in a Congolese Mining Town. African Studies Review, 64.2 (June 2021): 412-433. https://doi.org/10.1017/asr.2020.65