Awards, Prizes, Fellowships, and Grants 2002

2002 Awards for Scholarly Distinction

Elizabeth Eisenstein (Univ. of Michigan), John Higham (Johns Hopkins Univ.), and Richard P. McCormick (Rutgers Univ.)

Eugene Asher Distinguished Teaching Award

Evelyn Edson (Piedmont Virginia Community Coll.)

Beveridge Family Teaching Award

Kevin O’Reilly (Hamilton-Wenham High School in South Hamilton, Massachusetts)

Gutenberg-e Prizes

John Rogers Haddad (Univ. of Central Oklahoma) for “‘The American Marco Polo’: Excursions to a Virtual China in U.S. Popular Culture, 1784–1912,” University of Texas at Austin, 2002
Willeen Keough (Memorial Univ. of Newfoundland) for “The Slender Thread: Irish Women on the Southern Avalon, 1750–1860,” Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2001
Dorothea McCullough (Archeological Survey, Indiana Univ.–Purdue Univ.) for “‘By Cash and Eggs’: Gender in Washington County during Indiana’s Pioneer Period,” Indiana University, 2001

John E. O’Connor Film Award

The Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight It, produced and directed by Judith Ehrlich and Rick Tejada-Flores. (The film was produced by Paradigm Productions Inc. in association with the Independent Television Service with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.)

Nancy Lyman Roelker Mentorship Award

Steven Volk (Oberlin Coll.)

Honorary Foreign Members

Boris Fausto (Brazil), Peter J. Marshall (Great Britain), and Jack R. Pole (Great Britain)

Book Awards

Herbert Baxter Adams Prize

Florin Curta (Univ. of Florida) for The Making of the Slavs: History and Archaeology of the Lower Danube Region, c. 500–700 (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2001)

Prize in Atlantic History

Patricia Seed (Rice Univ.) for American Pentimento: The Invention of Indians and the Pursuit of Riches (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2001)

George Louis Beer Prize

Matthew Connelly (Columbia Univ.) for A Diplomatic Revolution: Algeria’s Fight for Independence and the Origins of the Post–Cold War Era (Oxford Univ. Press, 2002)

Albert J. Beveridge Award

Mary A. Renda (Mount Holyoke Coll.) for Taking Haiti: Military Occupation and the Culture of U.S. Imperialism, 1915–1940 (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2001)

Paul Birdsall Prize

Matthew Connelly (Columbia Univ.) for A Diplomatic Revolution: Algeria’s Fight for Independence and the Origins of the Post–Cold War Era (Oxford Univ. Press, 2002)

James Henry Breasted Prize

William V. Harris (Columbia Univ.) for Restraining Rage: The Ideology of Anger Control in Classical Antiquity (Harvard Univ. Press, 2001)

Albert Corey Prize

Francis M. Carroll (Univ. of Manitoba) for A Good and Wise Measure: The Search for the Canadian-American Boundary, 1783–1842 (Univ. of Toronto Press, 2001)

John Edwin Fagg Prize

Daryle Williams (Univ. of Maryland at College Park) for Culture Wars in Brazil: The First Vargas Regime, 1930–1945 (Duke Univ. Press, 2001)

John K. Fairbank Prize

Julia Adeney Thomas (Univ. of Notre Dame) for Reconfiguring Modernity: Concepts of Nature in Japanese Political Ideology (Univ. of California Press, 2001)

Herbert Feis Award

Pamela C. Grundy (Independent Scholar) for Learning to Win: Sports, Education, and Social Change in Twentieth-Century North Carolina (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2001)

Morris D. Forkosch Prize

Catherine Hall (Univ. Coll. London) for Civilising Subjects: Metropole and Colony in the English Imagination, 1830–1867 (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2002)

Leo Gershoy Award

David A. Bell (Johns Hopkins Univ.) for The Cult of the Nation in France: Inventing Nationalism, 1680–1800 (Harvard Univ. Press, 2001)

Joan Kelly Memorial Prize

Alice Kessler-Harris (Columbia Univ.) for In Pursuit of Equity: Women, Men, and the Quest for Economic Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America (Oxford Univ. Press, 2001)

Littleton-Griswold Prize

Barbara Young Welke (Univ. of Minnesota) for Recasting American Liberty: Gender, Race, Law, and the Railroad Revolution, 1865–1920 (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2001)

J. Russell Major Prize

Robert Harms (Yale Univ.) for The Diligent: A Voyage Through the Worlds of the Slave Trade (Basic Books, 2001)

Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize

Paul F. Grendler (emeritus, Univ. of Toronto) for The Universities of the Italian Renaissance (Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2002)

George L. Mosse Prize

Anthony J. La Vopa (North Carolina State Univ.) for Fichte: The Self and the Calling of Philosophy, 1762–1799 (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2001)

Premio del Rey Prize

Adam J. Kosto (Columbia Univ.) for Making Agreements in Medieval Catalonia: Power, Order, and the Written Word, 1000–1200 (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2001)

James Harvey Robinson Prize

Edward L. Ayers (Univ. of Virginia), Anne S. Rubin (Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County), and William G. Thomas III (Univ. of Virginia) for The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War—The Eve of War (CD-ROM: W.W. Norton and Company, 2000 and web site: Virginia Center for Digital History, Univ. of Virginia)

Wesley-Logan Prize

Julie Winch (Univ. of Massachusetts at Boston) for A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten (Oxford Univ. Press, 2002)

J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship (2001–02)

Jason Loviglio (Univ. of Maryland at Baltimore County), “Network Radio and Mass-Mediated Democracy, 1932–1947”

AHA-NASA Fellowship in Aerospace History (2002–03)

Yasushi Sato (Univ. of Pennsylvania), “Nature and Structure of Engineering Communities and Practices”

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

William J. Bauer (Univ. of Oklahoma) “Native American Labor on the Round Valley Indian Reservation, 1880–1945”
Denise Bossy (Yale Univ.) “‘There is also another sort of People we buy for Slaves’: Indian Slavery in Colonial South Carolina, 1660–1732”
J. Michael Francis (Univ. of North Florida) “The Spiritual Conquest of Colonial Colombia, 1555–1636”
Andrea Franzius (Duke Univ.) “Jazz and the Cold War: U.S. Foreign Policy, Civil Rights, and American Culture, 1950–1970”
Travis Glasson (Columbia Univ.) “The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel and the Creation of Race in the British Atlantic”
Karen B. Graubart (Cornell Univ.) “‘With Our Labor and Sweat’: Indigenous Women and the Construction of Colonial Society in Peru”
Michael McCoyer (Northwestern Univ.) “Mestizaje Meets the Color Line: Mexicans and Racial Formation in the Chicago-Calumet Region, 1917–1960”
Craig T. Marin (Univ. of Pittsburgh) “Coercion, Cooperation, and Conflict along Charleston’s Waterfront, 1741–1822”
Thomas Rogers (Duke Univ.) “Environment, Race, and Politics in Pernambuco’s Zona de Mata”
Ana Maria Varela-Lago (Univ. of California at San Diego) “From Emigrants to Exiles: The Spanish Civil War and the Spanish Immigrant Communities in the United States”
FlorenceMae Waldron (Univ. of Minnesota) “Gender and the Quebecois Migration to New England, 1870–1930: A Comparative Case Study”
Victoria Wolcott (St. Bonaventure Univ.) “Integrated Amusements and Racial Strife: Buffalo’s 1956 Canadiana Riot”
Chiou-ling Yeh (Univ. of California at Irvine) “Taking It to the Streets: Representations of Ethnicity and Gender in San Francisco’s Chinese New Year Festivals, 1953–2001.”

2002 Michael Kraus Research Grants

Gabriele Gottlieb (Univ. of Pittsburgh) “A Solemn Warning and Caution to Every One: Capital Punishment in Early America”
Christopher Hodson (Northwestern Univ.) “From Exile to Ethnic: The Acadian Diaspora and the Imagining of Identity in the Early Modern Atlantic World”

2002 Littleton-Griswold Research Grants

Margot Canaday (Univ. of Minnesota) “The Straight State: Sexuality and American Citizenship before Stonewall”
Martha S. Jones (Univ. of Michigan) “Constructing ‘Rights’ and ‘Respect’: African Americans in the Legal Culture of Baltimore’s Middle Ground, 1820–1860”
Jason D. Martinek (Carnegie Mellon Univ.) “Mightier than the Sword: Working-Class Reading, Educational Politics, and Socialists’ Printed Culture of Dissent, 1884–1917”
Ajay K. Mehrotra (Univ. of Chicago) “The Emergence of the Modern American Fiscal State: The Political Economy of U.S Tax Policy, 1880–1930”
William Nancarrow (Boston Coll.) “Vox Populi: Democracy and the Progressive Era Judiciary”
Jeanne Petit (Hope Coll.) “The Men and Women We Want: Gender, Citizenship, and Immigration Restriction Debates, 1896–1929”
Michael A. Ross (Loyola Univ.) “The Legal Obstruction of Reconstruction in the Deep South”
Christopher Schmidt (Harvard Univ.) “Postwar Liberalism and the Origins of Brown v. Board of Education”
Diana Williams (Harvard Univ.) “‘They Call it Marriage’: Interracial Families in Post-Emancipation Louisiana”
Ann Marie Woodward (Univ. of Kansas) “Between Growth and Entitlement: Fiscal Conservatism, Postwar Tax Policy, and the Politics of ‘Pay-as-you-Go’”

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

Edmund Abaka (Univ. of Miami), “Traders, Soldiers, Carriers, and Educators: The Hausa Diaspora in Ghana (Gold Coast and Asante c.1820–1950)”
Jana Byars (Penn State Univ.), “Concubinage in Early Modern Venice”
Darius Furmonavicius (Univ. of Bradford), “Lithuania Rejoins Europe”
Andrea S. Goldman (Univ. of California at Berkeley), “Opera in the City: Theatrical Performances and Urbanite Aesthetics in Beijing, 1770–1870”
Christine S. Haynes (Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte), “Lost Illusions: The Rise of the Book Publisher and the Construction of a Literary Marketplace in Nineteenth-Century France”
Brian Andrew Hodson (Purdue Univ.), “Frontiers of Absolutism: Political Culture and Systems of Authority in Hungary and Transylvania, 1683–1723”
Elizabeth Horodowich (New Mexico State Univ.), “The Un-Mannered Tongue: Blasphemy, Insults, and Gossip in Renaissance Venice”
Tong Lam (Univ. of Richmond), “Seeking Truth from Facts: Investigation and Representing Chinese ‘Society,’ 1890s–1940s”
Douglas F. Mann (Univ. of Georgia), “Becoming Creole: Material Life and Society in Eighteenth-Century Kingston, Jamaica”
Anna Maslakovic (SUNY New Paltz), “Space and the Politics of Common Good in Renaissance Lyon”
John McCannon (Univ. of Saskatchewan), “Painting the Infinite: The Life and Art of Nicholas Roerich (1874–1947)”
Derek Peterson (The Coll. of New Jersey), “Economic Change, Gender Crisis, and the Social History of the East African Revival”
Sara B. Pritchard (Univ. of Pennsylvania), “Recreating the Rhône: Nature, Technology, and the State in France since 1945”
Paul Steege (Villanova Univ.), “Between War and Peace: The Battle for Berlin, 1946–1949”
Elisabeth Wengler (Coll. of Saint Benedict), “Women’s Religious Activism in Sixteenth-Century Geneva”
Leila R. Wice (Columbia Univ.), “Dress Codes: Breaking Rules and Making Meanings in Nineteenth-Century Japan”
Gregory Witkowski (Briar Cliff Univ.), “Factory to Farm, Farmers to Factory: A Communist Campaign to Mobilize East German Workers to Modernize Agriculture, 1953–1963”