Previous Burgan Prize winners:
2012: Lee Anne Bache, "Properties of the Self: Aurora Leigh, Intellectual Property, and Women's Autobiography"
2011: Laura Golobish (University of Georgia), "Building a Pocket Cathedral"
2010: Alisha R. Walters (University of Toronto), "Racial Diversity and British Nationality in Wilkie Collins's Armadale" and Joseph Stubenrauch (Indiana University), "Evangelical Geographies: Religious Tourism and Souvenirs in Early Victorian Britain"
2009: Jennifer Warfel Juszkiewicz (Notre Dame), "The Iron Library: Victorian England and the Creation of the British Institution"
2008: Philip Steer (Duke University), “Guerrillas in the Midst: Settler Colonization and the British Invasion Novel”
2007: Kimberly Hereford (University of Washington), "G.F. Watts' Female Portraits and the Grosvenor Gallery: A Union of Style and Symbolism"
2006: Teresa Huffman Traver (Notre Dame), "When Autobiography Does Theology: Development in Newman's Apologia"
2005: Marty Gould (University of Iowa), "Around the World in 80 Plays: Drama and Empire in the Nineteenth Century"
2003: Marty Gould (University of Iowa), "Rational, National Show: The Theatrical Career of the Great Exhibition"
2002: Sara L. Maurer (Indiana University) "Redefining the Bounds of Property, Re-enforcing the Borders of Empire: Ulster Custom, 'Ancient Law', and the Land Act of 1870"
2001: Sarah Heidt (Cornell University), "Executing Autobiographies: The Case of John Addington Symonds and Margaret Oliphant"