2018 Awards


2016 André Simon Food & Drink Book Award (Drink Books Category Book Awards

Andre Simon Memorial Fund

American Rhone: How Maverick Winemakers Changed the Way Americans Drink

Patrick J. Comiskey

2016 André Simon Food & Drink Book Award (Drink Books Category Book Awards

Andre Simon Memorial Fund

Chianti Classico: The Search for Tuscany’s Noblest Wine

Bill Nesto, Frances Di Savino

Irving Lowens Book Award

Society for American Music

Categorizing Sound: Genre and Twentieth-Century Popular Music

David Brackett

2017 Albert J. Reiss Distinguished Scholarship Award

American Sociological Association, Section on Crime, Law, and Deviance

Representing Mass Violence: Conflicting Responses to Human Rights Violations in Darfur

Joachim J. Savelsberg

2018 First Monograph Prize in Economic and/or Social History

Economic History Society

Margins of the Market: Trafficking and Capitalism across the Arabian Sea

Johan Mathew

2018 Transdisciplinary Book Award Honorable Mention

Institute for Humanities Research, ASU

Incarcerating the Crisis: Freedom Struggles and the Rise of the Neoliberal State

Jordan T. Camp

Julian Minghi Distinguished Book Award

Association of American Geographers, Political Geography Specialty Group

States of Disease: Political Environments and Human Health

Brian King

2018 Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement

Publishing Triangle

The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination

Sarah Schulman

2018 Arthur P. Whitaker Prize

Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies

Forgotten Peace: Reform, Violence, and the Making of Contemporary Colombia

Robert A. Karl

30th Lambda Literary Awards Finalist (LGBTQ Studies Category)

Lambda Literary Foundation

Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left

Emily K. Hobson

Lambda Literary Awards Finalist (LGBTQ Nonfiction Category)

Lambda Literary Foundation

After Silence: A History of AIDS through Its Images

Avram Finkelstein

30th Lambda Literary Awards Finalist (LGBTQ Studies Category)

Lambda Literary Foundation

Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness

Trevor Hoppe

Eric Hoffer Award Montaigne Medal Finalist

Eric Hoffer Awards

Hollywood Made in China

Aynne Kokas

2018 J. I. Staley Prize

School for Advanced Research (SAR)

The Land of Open Graves: Living and Dying on the Migrant Trail

Jason De Leon

North Central Sociological Association Scholarly Achievement Award Honorable Mention

North Central Sociological Association

Citizen Outsider: Children of North African Immigrants in France

Jean Beaman

2018 Premio Iberoamericano Award Honorable Mention

Latin American Studies Association

Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States

Seth Holmes

The 2018 Art of Eating Prize Longlist

The Art of Eating

Reinventing the Wheel: Milk, Microbes, and the Fight for Real Cheese

Bronwen Percival, Francis Percival

17 CHOICE Oustanding Academic Title


Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives: The First 1,000 Years

Chase F. Robinson

17 CHOICE Oustanding Academic Title


The Curious Humanist: Siegfried Kracauer in America

Johannes von Moltke

2017 CHOICE Oustanding Academic Title


The Uses of Photography: Art, Politics, and the Reinvention of a Medium

Edited by Jill Dawsey

2018 Bernard S. Cohn Book Prize

Association for Asian Studies

To Be Cared For: The Power of Conversion and Foreignness of Belonging in an Indian Slum

Nathaniel Roberts

2017 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title


The Real School Safety Problem: The Long-Term Consequences of Harsh School Punishment

Aaron Kupchik

2017 CHOICE Oustanding Academic Title


Hymns for the Fallen: Combat Movie Music and Sound after Vietnam

Todd Decker

Gourmand World Cookbook Awards Special Category (Norway)

Gourmand International

A History of Cookbooks: From Kitchen to Page over Seven Centuries

Henry Notaker

ACJS International Section Outstanding Book Award

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

Cross-National Public Opinion about Homosexuality: Examining Attitudes across the Globe

Amy Adamczyk

2017 Julia Ideson Award

Friends of the Texas Room

Houston Bound: Culture and Color in a Jim Crow City

Tyina L. Steptoe

National Jewish Book Award Finalist (Modern Jewish Thought and Experience Category)

Jewish Book Council

Unorthodox Kin: Portuguese Marranos and the Global Search for Belonging

Naomi Leite

Duke 2017 Méndez Book Award

The Duke Human Rights Center

Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice

Matt Eisenbrandt