Awards & Winners

Oscar Handlin

Date of Birth 29-September-1915
Place of Birth Brooklyn
(United States of America, New York City, New York, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Historian, Author
Oscar Handlin was an American historian. As a professor of history at Harvard University for over 50 years, he directed 80 PhD dissertations and helped promote social and ethnic history. Handlin won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1952 with The Uprooted. Handlin's 1965 testimony before Congress was said to "have played an important role" in abolishing a discriminatory immigration quota system in the U.S.

Awards by Oscar Handlin

Check all the awards nominated and won by Oscar Handlin.


Pulitzer Prize for History
Honored for : The Uprooted

Nominations 1952 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Award for Nonfiction The Uprooted