Awards, Prizes, Fellowships, and Grants 2006

Award for Scholarly Distinction

  • David Brion Davis (Yale Univ.)
  • Lloyd Gardner (Rutgers Univ.-New Brunswick)
  • Fritz Stern (Columbia Univ.)

The Troyer Steele Anderson Prize

  • Linda Shopes (Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission)

The Eugene Asher Distinguished Teaching Award

  • Carole Srole (California State Univ. at Los Angeles)

Beveridge Family Teaching Award

  • Ronald F. Briley (Sandia Preparatory School, Albuquerque, N.M.)

Herbert Feis Award for Distinguished Contributions to Public History

  • Victoria A. Harden (American Univ. and National Institutes of Health, retired)

Nancy Lyman Roelker Mentorship Award

  • Bruce J. Schulman (Boston Univ.)

Honorary Foreign Member

  • Ida Blom (professor emerita at the University of Bergen in Norway)

Book Awards

Herbert Baxter Adams Prize

  • Stefanie B. Siegmund (Univ. of Michigan), for The Medici State and the Ghetto of Florence: The Construction of an Early Modern Jewish Community (Stanford Univ. Press, 2006)

George Louis Beer Prize

  • Mark Atwood Lawrence (Univ. of Texas at Austin), for Assuming the Burden: Europe and the American Commitment to War in Vietnam (Univ. of California Press, 2005)

Albert J. Beveridge Award

  • Louis S. Warren (Univ. of California at Davis), for Buffalo Bill’s America: William Cody and the Wild West Show (Knopf, 2005)

Paul Birdsall Prize

  • Mark Atwood Lawrence (Univ. of Texas at Austin), for Assuming the Burden: Europe and the American Commitment to War in Vietnam (Univ. of California Press, 2005)

James Henry Breasted Prize

  • Chris Wickham (All Souls College, Univ. of Oxford), for Framing the Early Middle Ages: Europe and the Mediterranean, 400–800 (Oxford Univ. Press, 2005)

Albert B. Corey Prize

  • John J. Bukowczyk (Wayne State Univ.), Nora Faires (Western Michigan Univ.), David R. Smith (Univ. of Michigan at Ann Arbor), and Randy William Widdis (Univ. of Regina), for Permeable Border: The Great Lakes Basin as Transnational Region, 1650–1990 (Univ. of Pittsburgh Press and Univ. of Calgary Press, 2005)

John Edwin Fagg Prize

  • David J. Weber (Southern Methodist Univ.), for Bárbaros: Spaniards and Their Savages in the Age of Enlightenment (Yale Univ. Press, 2005)

John K. Fairbank Prize in East Asian History

  • Madeleine Zelin (Columbia Univ.), for The Merchants of Zigong: Industrial Entrepreneurship in Early Modern China (Columbia Univ. Press, 2006)

Morris D. Forkosch Prize

  • Christopher Leslie Brown (Rutgers Univ.-New Brunswick), for Moral Capital: Foundations of British Abolitionism (Univ. of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2006)

Leo Gershoy Award

  • Howard G. Brown (SUNY at Binghamton), for Ending the French Revolution: Violence, Justice and Repression from the Terror to Napoleon (Univ. of Virginia Press, 2006)

Clarence H. Haring Prize

  • Marial Iglesias Utset (Univ. of Havana), for Las Metáforas del Cambio en la Vida Cotidiana: Cuba, 1898–1902 (Ediciones UNION, 2003)

Joan Kelly Memorial Prize in Women’s History

  • Dorothy Ko (Barnard College, Columbia Univ.), for Cinderella’s Sisters: A Revisionist History of Footbinding (Univ. of California Press, 2005)

Waldo G. Leland Prize

  • Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America (Indiana Univ. Press, 2006), Rosemary Skinner Keller (Union Theological Seminary in New York); Rosemary Radford Ruether (Graduate Theological Union of the Pacific); and Marie Cantlon (Proseworks)

Littleton-Griswold Prize

  • Daniel J. Hulsebosch (New York Univ. School of Law), for Constituting Empire: New York and the Transformation of Constitutionalism in the Atlantic World, 1664–1830 (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2006)

J. Russell Major Prize

  • Todd Shepard (Temple Univ.), for The Invention of Decolonization: The Algerian War and the Remaking of France (Cornell Univ. Press, 2006)

Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize

  • Frank M. Snowden (Yale Univ.), for The Conquest of Malaria: Italy, 1900–1962 (Yale Univ. Press, 2006)

George L. Mosse Prize

  • Sandra Herbert (Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County), for Charles Darwin, Geologist (Cornell Univ. Press, 2005)

Premio del Rey

  • Brian A. Catlos (Univ. of California at Santa Cruz), for The Victors and the Vanquished: Christians and Muslims of Catalonia and Aragon, 1050–1300 (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2004)

James A. Rawley Prize in Atlantic History

  • Christopher Leslie Brown (Rutgers Univ.-New Brunswick), for Moral Capital: Foundations of British Abolitionism (Univ. of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2006)

James Harvey Robinson Prize

  • World History Matters (, web site produced by the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University. Roy Rosenzweig, T. Mills Kelly, Kelly Schrum, Sharon Leon, and Kristin Lehner

Wesley-Logan Prize

  • Kenneth M. Bilby (Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College Chicago), for True-Born Maroons (Univ. Press of Florida, 2005)

Note: By committee decision, the John E. O’Connor Film Award for 2006 was not given.

Research Grants

Albert J. Beveridge Grants for Research in the Western Hemisphere

  • Matthew Rothwell (Univ. of Illinois at Chicago), Transpacific Revolutionaries: The Chinese Cultural Revolution in Latin America

  • Justin Roberts (Johns Hopkins Univ.), Sunup to Sundown: A Comparative Study of Slave Plantation Labor in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

  • Jay Driskell (Yale Univ.), Race Above Party: African American Voters, the NAACP, and Race Formation, 1895–1965

  • Sarah Cornell (New York, New York), Americans of Two Souths: A Social and Cultural History of African, African American, White, and Indigenous U.S. Southerners and Mexico, 1810–1920

  • Ely Janis (Boston Coll.), The Land League in the United States and Ireland: Nationalism, Gender, and Ethnicity in the Gilded Age

  • Christopher Cantwell (Cornell Univ.), Bodies of Worship: Religion, Gender, and Congregation amongst Chicago’s Working People, 1870–1910

  • Andrew Fisher (Carleton Coll.), “Of Death, Hunger, and the End of Pueblos”: Indigenous Survival, the Rural Poor, and the State in the Tierra Caliente of Guerrero, Mexico, 1521–1821

  • Heath Bowen (Michigan State Univ.), “Duty Called Me Here”: Government Clerkships, Citizenship, and Washington’s Fraternity of Men, 1828–1865

  • Julie Holcomb (Univ. of Texas at Arlington), Cement of the Whole Antislavery Building: Women, Consumption, and Abolitionism in the Transatlantic World

Michael Kraus Grants

  • Natale Zappia (Univ. of California at Santa Cruz), The Autonomous Interior: Trading, Raiding, and Freedom in Native California, 1700–1857

  • Anya Zilberstein (MIT), Planting Improvement: Small Farms and Scientific Agriculture in the British North Atlantic, 1740–1820

Littleton-Griswold Grants

  • C Joseph Genetin-Pilawa (Michigan State Univ.), A Seneca Sachem in the Indian Bureau: Ely S. Parker and the Unintended Consequences of Native-Centered Policy Reform

  • Jennifer Armiger (Univ. of Deleware), The Women of Western Electric: Reconsidering Gender Discrimination, Civil Rights, and the Meaning of Equity in Post–1960s America

  • Linda Tvrdy (Columbia Univ.), Constitutional Rights in a Common Law World: The Reconstruction of North Carolina’s Legal Order, 1863–1883

  • Francesca Gamber (Southern Illinois Univ. at Carbondale), The Radical Heart: The Politics of Love in the Struggle for African American Equality, 1833–2000

  • Ethan Blue (Univ. of Western Australia), Hard Time in the New Deal: The Cultures of Punishment in Texas and California in the 1930s

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

  • Jacqueline Fewkes (Univ. of Pennsylvania), A Woman’s Space in Islam: Examining the History of Women’s Mosques in Asian Muslim Communities

  • Elizabeth Mellyn (Harvard Univ.), Madness, Medicine, and the Law in Florence, 1350–1600

  • Holly Hurlburt (Southern Illinois Univ. at Carbondale), “Caterina Veneta”: Gender and Power in the Venetian Mediterranean

  • Peter Thorsheim (Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte), Plowshares into Swords: World War II and the Environment in Britain

  • Theodora Dragostinova (Montgomery, Alabama), Between Two Motherlands: Struggles for Nationhood among the Greeks in Bulgaria, 1906–1949

  • Xiaoping Cong (Univ. of Houston), From Feng Peng’er to Liu Qiao’er: Constructing A New Discourse on Marriage in the Chinese Communist Region during the 1940s

  • Sarah Hoglund (State Univ. of New York at Stony Brook), The Birth of the Cemetery: Death and the Construction of British Identities

  • Elizabeth Crouch (Univ. of Washington at Seattle), The Politics of Disentanglement: the OAS, Rapatriés, and the Extreme Right in France, 1954–2005

  • Niklas Frykman (Univ. of Pittsburgh), The Wooden World Turned Upside Down: Naval Mutinies in the Age of Atlantic Revolution

  • Dorothee Brantz (State Univ. of New York at Buffalo), Slaughter in the City: Animals, Meat, and People in Nineteenth-Century Paris, Berlin, and Chicago

  • Eileen Kane (Princeton Univ.), The Hajj and Russian Governance in the Caucasus, 1845–1917

  • Patricia Goldsworthy (Univ. of California at Irvine), The Commodification of the Colonial Image: Photography in Morocco, 1900–1930

  • David Christian (San Diego State Univ.), Jews, Germans of Jewish Descent, and German Colonialism, 1884–1914

  • Steven Harris (George Mason Univ.), Moving to the Separate Apartment: Mass Housing and the Crisis of Rising Expectations in Soviet Russia, 1945–1991

  • Munis D. Faruqui (Univ. of California at Berkeley), Good Muslim, Bad Muslim? Rethinking Islam in Mughal India