Evelyn Atkinson, a history graduate (2021) and a current Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences at the University of Chicago, won the Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars Award at the 2022 meeting of the American Society for Legal History (ASLH) for her paper, "Telegraph Torts: The Lost Lineage of the Public Service Corporation."

The award is named after the late Kathryn T. Preyer, a distinguished historian of the law of early America known for her generosity to early career legal historians. The program of Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars is designed to help legal historians at the beginning of their careers. Congratulations, Evelyn!