Morris D. Forkosch Prize

The American Historical Association offers the Morris D. Forkosch Prize annually in recognition of the best book in English in the field of British, British imperial, or British Commonwealth history since 1485. Submission of books relating to the shared common law heritage of the English-speaking world are particularly encouraged in memory of the late Professor Forkosch’s contributions to the field of legal studies and legal history. The general rules for submission are:

  1. Books with an imprint of 2013 will be eligible for the 2014 competition.
  2. Nominators must complete the online Data Collection Form for each book submitted.
  3. One copy of each entry must be sent to each of the following committee members and clearly marked “Forkosch Award 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.

Janet Browne Arianne J. Chernock Thomas Cogswell
Harvard Univ. Boston Univ. Univ. of California, Riverside
Dept. of History of Sci. Dept. of History Dept. of History
Science Center 371 226 Bay State Rd. 1212 HMNSS Bldg.
1 Oxford St. Boston, MA 02215 900 University Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138 Will accept Kindle submissions Riverside, CA 92521-0204
at Will accept e-book submissions
Paul R. Deslandes Geoffrey G. Field
Univ. of Vermont 173 Riverside Dr.
Dept. of History Apt. 10A
Wheeler House New York, NY 10024
133 S. Prospect St.
Burlington, VT 05405-0164