Friedrich Katz Prize

The American Historical Association offers the Friedrich Katz Prize in Latin American and Caribbean History, which honors Friedrich Katz, an Austrian-born specialist in Latin American history, whose nearly 50-year career inspired dozens of students and colleagues in the field. The general rules for submission are:

  1. The prize will be awarded annually to the best book published in English focusing on Latin America, including the Caribbean.
  2. Books bearing an imprint of 2013 are eligible for the 2014 prize.
  3. Nominators must complete the online Data Collection Form for each book submitted.
  4. One copy of each entry must be sent to each of the following committee members and clearly labeled “Katz Prize Entry.” Electronic copies may be sent to committee members who have indicated they will accept them.

Please Note: Entries must be postmarked or transmitted by May 15, 2014, to be eligible for the 2014 competition. Entries will not be returned. Recipients will be announced at the January 2–5, 2015, AHA annual meeting in New York City.

For questions, please contact the Prize Administrator, or call 202-544-2422.

Contact Information for Committee Members

Send one copy to each committee member and complete the Data Collection Form.

Jeremy I. Adelman Margaret Chowning Brodwyn M. Fischer
Princeton Univ. Univ. of California, Berkeley Univ. of Chicago
Dept. of History Dept. of History Dept. of History
G32 Dickinson Hall 3229 Dwinelle Hall 1126 E. 59th St.
Princeton, NJ 08544-1017 MC#2550 Chicago, IL 60637-1554
Will accept Nook submissions Berkeley, CA 94720-2550