Awards, Prizes, Fellowships, and Grants 2004

The Awards for Scholarly Distinction

  • Thomas D. Clark (Univ. of Kentucky)
  • Peter Gay (Yale Univ.)
  • Wallace T. MacCaffrey (Harvard Univ.)

Eugene Asher Distinguished Teaching Award

  • Orville Vernon Burton (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Beveridge Family Teaching Award

  • Ruth Johnson and Maxine Trotter (DeMores Elementary School in Medora, North Dakota)

William Gilbert Award

  • Carl Guarneri (Saint Mary’s Coll. of California) for his article “Internationalizing the United States Survey Course: American History for a Global Age,” The History Teacher 36:1 (November 2002): 37–64.

John E. O’Connor Film Award

  • The Intolerable Burden (2002), produced by Constance Curry of Blue Stream Productions and directed by Chea Prince.

Nancy Lyman Roelker Mentorship Award

  • Thomas A. Brady (Univ. of California at Berkeley)

2003 Book Awards

Herbert Baxter Adams Prize

  • Terry Martin (Harvard Univ.) for The Affirmative Action Empire: Nations and Nationalism in the Soviet Union, 1923–1939 (Cornell Univ. Press, 2001).

Prize in Atlantic History

  • John Ruston Pagan (Univ. of Richmond) for Anne Orthwood’s Bastard: Sex and Law in Early Virginia (Oxford Univ. Press, 2002).

George Louis Beer Prize

  • Timothy Snyder (Yale Univ.) for The Reconstruction of Nations: Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus, 1569–1999 (Yale Univ. Press, 2003).

Albert J. Beveridge Award

  • Ira Berlin (Univ. of Maryland at College Park) for Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves (Belknap Press of Harvard Univ. Press, 2003).

James Henry Breasted Prize

  • David Lewis-Williams (Univ. of the Witwatersrand) for The Mind in the Cave (Thames & London, 2002).

John H. Dunning Prize

  • Michael Willrich (Brandeis Univ.) for City of Courts: Socializing Justice in Progressive Era Chicago (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2003).

John Edwin Fagg Prize

  • Richard Lee Turits (Univ. of Michigan) for Foundations of Despotism: Peasants, the Trujillo Regime, and Modernity in Dominican History (Stanford Univ. Press, 2003).

John K. Fairbank Prize

  • Norman Girardot (Lehigh Univ.) for The Victorian Translation of China: James Legge’s Oriental Pilgrimage (Univ. of California Press, 2002).

Herbert Feis Award

  • Julia E. Sweig (Council on Foreign Relations) for Inside the Cuban Revolution: Fidel Castro and the Urban Underground (Harvard Univ. Press, 2002).

Morris D. Forkosch Prize

  • Ethan H. Shagan (Northwestern Univ.) for Popular Politics and the English Reformation (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2003).

Leo Gershoy Award

  • Joseph E. Inikori (Univ. of Rochester) for Africans and the Industrial Revolution in England: A Study in International Trade and Economic Development (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2002).

Joan Kelly Memorial Prize

  • Barbara Ransby (Univ. of Illinois at Chicago) for Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2003).

Littleton-Griswold Prize

  • Bruce H. Mann (Univ. of Pennsylvania) for Republic of Debtors: Bankruptcy in the Age of American Independence (Harvard Univ. Press, 2003).

J. Russell Major Prize

  • Jessica Riskin (Stanford Univ.) for Science in the Age of Sensibility: The Sentimental Empiricists of the French Enlightenment (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2002).

Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize

  • David Freedberg (Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America) for Eye of the Lynx: Galileo, His Friends, and the Beginnings of Modern Natural History (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2002).

George L. Mosse Prize

  • Sarah Maza (Northwestern Univ.) for The Myth of the French Bourgeoisie: An Essay on the Social Imaginary, 1750–1850 (Harvard Univ. Press, 2003).

Wesley-Logan Prize

  • Leslie M. Harris (Emory Univ.) for In the Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in New York City, 1626–1863 (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2003).

J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship

  • Christopher Capozzola (Massachusetts Institute of Technol-ogy) for research that explores the relationship between citizenship and obligation in 20th-century American public life.

AHA-NASA Fellowship

  • Amy Foster (Auburn Univ.) for research on the topic, “Sex in Space: The First Class of Women Astronauts.”

Albert J.Beveridge Grants for Research in the History of the Western Hemisphere

  • Richard Bond (Johns Hopkins Univ.), “Ebb and Flow: Free Blacks and Urban Slavery in Eighteenth-Century New York”
  • Vera Candiani (Univ. of California at Berkeley), “The Cabildo of the City of Mexico and the Desague de Huehuetoca”
  • Jacqueline Castledine (Rutgers Univ.), “‘The Fashion is Politics’: Women’s Activism in the 1948 Progressive Party”
  • Kornel Chang (Univ. of Chicago), “Living In-Between: Race, Migration, Identity, and State Formation in the U.S.-Canadian Borderlands”
  • Eric Duke (Michigan State Univ.), “Seeing Race, Seeing Nation: Conceptualizing a United West Indies in the British Caribbean and Diaspora, 1914–1962”
  • Lisa Hazirjian (Duke Univ.), “Negotiating Poverty: Economic Hegemony & Working-Class Politics in a New South City”
  • Joseph Jones (Michigan State Univ.), “The Making of a National Forest: The Contest over the Michigan Cutover, 1890–1940”
  • Jennifer Koslow (The Newberry Library), “Eden’s Underbelly: Women, Public Health Reform, and State-Making in Los Angeles, 1889–1932”
  • Patrick Mason (Univ. of Notre Dame), “Violence against Religious Outsiders in the American South, 1870–1910”
  • James McCartin (Seton Hall Univ.), “Historicizing the Sexual Abuse Crisis: Roman Catholic Sexual Ethics in the United States, 1930–1980”
  • Amanda Moniz Lenter (Univ. of Michigan), “Labours in the Cause of Humanity in Every Part of the Globe: Transatlantic Philanthropic Collaboration and the Cosmopolitan Ideal, 1760–1815”
  • Catherine Nolan-Ferrell (Univ. of Texas at San Antonio), “Creating National Identity on the Border: Guatemalan Workers and the Mexican Revolutionary State”
  • Jarod Roll (Northwestern Univ.), “Road to the Promised Land: From Vigilante Protest to Social Movement in the Southeast Missouri Delta, 1890–1941”
  • David Smith, “On the Edge of Freedom: African Americans, Abolitionists, and the Fugitive Slave Issue in South-Central Pennsylvania”
  • Eric Smith (Univ. of Illinois at Chicago), “The Spanish Aid Movement in the United States”
  • Stacey Smith (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison), “Unfree California: Coercion, Race, Gender and the Law in the Far West, 1848–1882”
  • Alejandro Velasco (Duke Univ.), “From Democratic Revolution to Massacre in Venezuela: Urban Popular Consciousness and the Emergence of the Multitude in Caracas, 1958–1989”

Michael Kraus Grants

  • Richard Bond (Johns Hopkins Univ.), “Ebb and Flow: Free Blacks and Urban Slavery in Eighteenth-Century New York”
  • Jacob Blosser (Univ. of South Carolina), “Pursuing Happiness: Latitudinarianism and the Anglo-American Mind”
  • William Ramsey (Univ. of Idaho), “The Yamasee War”

Littleton-Griswold Grants

  • Willoughby Anderson (Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), “‘Against the Peace and Dignity of the State of Alabama’: The 1977 Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing Trial and the Remaking of Birmingham”
  • Susan Bragg (Univ. of Washington), “Marketing the ‘Modern Negro’: Race, Gender, and NAACP Activism, 1909–1945”
  • Gregory Dorr (Univ. of Alabama), “Protection or Control?: Women’s Health, Sterilization Abuse, and Relf v. Weinberger”
  • Lisa Dorr (Univ. of Alabama), “Shinny Makers and Drinkers: Gender, Respectability, and the Enforcement of Prohibition in the Deep South”
  • Lisa Ford (Columbia Univ.), “Subjects of Empire: Imperial Sovereignty and the Land and Bodies of Indigenous People”
  • Kevin McCarthy (Univ. of Mississippi), “Fit Custodians: Gender, Race, and the Law in Lower-South Trial Courts, 1830–1925”
  • James McGowan (Univ. of California at Davis), “Too Brave to Fight: American Conscientious Objectors and the War for Democracy, 1917–1920”
  • Lisa Ramos (Columbia Univ.), “George I. Sanchez and the ‘Class Apart’ Theory: The Politics of Mexican-American Citizenship”
  • Heather Thompson (Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte), “Attica: Race, Rebellion and the Rise of Law and Order America”

Bernadotte E. Schmitt Grants for Research in the History of Europe, Africa, and Asia

Because of a change in the procedures and deadlines for the Bernadotte E. Schmitt Grants, these grants were not awarded in 2004.