Awards, Prizes, Fellowships, and Grants 2009

Awards for Scholarly Distinction

Saul Friedlander (UCLA) and Leon Litwack (Univ. of California at Berkeley)

Honorary Foreign Member

Romila Thapar (Jawaharlal Nehru Univ.)

The Eugene Asher Distinguished Teaching Award

Brad D. Lookingbill (Columbia College of Missouri)

The Beveridge Family Teaching Award

Oral History Project, D.C. Everest High School, Weston, Wisconsin

The Extraordinary Service Award

Elise Lipkowitz (Univ. of Michigan)

The Herbert Feis Award

Noel J. Stowe (Arizona State Univ.)

The William Gilbert Award for the Best Article on Teaching History

Julia Clancy-Smith (Univ. of Arizona), for “An Undergraduate and Graduate Colloquium in Social History and Biography in the Modern Middle East and North Africa,” in Miriam Fuchs and Craig Howe (eds.), Teaching Life Writing Texts (Modern Language Association)

The John E. O’Connor Film Award

Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness, a co-production of Vital Pictures and the Independent Television Service. Producers: Llewellyn Smith, Vincent Brown, and Christine Herbes-Sommers, and Sally Jo Fifer (executive producer for ITVS)

The Nancy Lyman Roelker Award

Lynn Hunt (UCLA)

The Roy Rosenzweig Fellowship for Innovation in Digital History

Digital Harlem: Everyday Life, 1915–1930
(www.acl.arts.usyd.edu.au/harlem)
Stephen Robertson, Shane White, Stephen Garton, and Graham White (Univ. of Sydney)

Book Prizes

Herbert Baxter Adams Prize

Priya Satia (Stanford Univ.), for Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain’s Covert Empire in the Middle East (Oxford Univ. Press)

George Louis Beer Prize

William I. Hitchcock (Temple Univ.), for The Bitter Road to Freedom: A New History of the Liberation of Europe (Free Press)

Albert J. Beveridge Award

Karl Jacoby (Brown Univ.), for Shadows at Dawn: A Borderlands Massacre and the Violence of History (Penguin Press)

James Henry Breasted Prize

Zainab Bahrani (Columbia Univ.), for Rituals of War: The Body and Violence in Mesopotamia (Zone Books/MIT Press)

William H. Dunning Prize

Peggy Pascoe (Univ. of Oregon), for What Comes Naturally: Miscegenation Law and the Making of Race in America (Oxford Univ. Press)

John E. Fagg Prize

Stuart B. Schwartz (Yale Univ.), for All Can Be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World (Yale Univ. Press)

John K. Fairbank Prize in East Asian History

Klaus Mühlhahn (Indiana Univ.), for Criminal Justice in China: A History (Harvard Univ. Press)

Morris D. Forkosch Prize

Christopher Otter (Ohio State Univ.), for The Victorian Eye: A Political History of Light and Vision in Britain, 1800–1910 (Univ. of Chicago Press)

Leo Gershoy Award

Stuart B. Schwartz (Yale Univ.), for All Can Be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World (Yale Univ. Press)

J. Franklin Jameson Award

Jean Fagan Yellin (Pace Univ.), for The Harriet Jacobs Family Papers (Univ. of North Carolina Press)

Joan Kelly Memorial Prize in Women’s History

Peggy Pascoe (Univ. of Oregon), for What Comes Naturally: Miscegenation Law and the Making of Race in America (Oxford Univ. Press)

Littleton-Griswold Prize

Laura F. Edwards (Duke Univ.), for The People and Their Peace: Legal Culture and the Transformation of Inequality in the Post-Revolutionary South (Univ. of North Carolina Press)

J. Russell Major Prize

Rachel G. Fuchs (Arizona State Univ.), for Contested Paternity: Constructing Families in Modern France (Johns Hopkins Univ. Press)

Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize

Thomas J. Kuehn (Clemson Univ.), for Heirs, Kin, and Creditors in Renaissance Florence (Cambridge Univ. Press)

George L. Mosse Prize

Stuart B. Schwartz (Yale Univ.), for All Can Be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World (Yale Univ. Press)

James A. Rawley Prize in Atlantic History

Maria-Elena Martinez (Univ. of Southern California), for Genealogical Fictions: Limpieza de Sangre, Religion, and Gender in Colonial Mexico (Stanford Univ. Press)

Wesley-Logan Prize

Alexander X. Byrd (Rice Univ.), for Captives and Voyagers: Black Migrants across the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic World (Louisiana State Univ. Press)