The Constance M. Rourke Prize is awarded annually to the best article published in American Quarterly that was written by a current member of the American Studies Association. The award honors Constance M. Rourke, an influential scholar and educator who wrote widely in the fields of popular culture, humor, and cultural history. Rourke taught at Vassar College and was foundational in the development of American studies as an intellectual field.
Degree of recognitionNational/International
Granting OrganizationsAmerican Studies Association