Browse Award Winners



Women at Work in Twenty-First-Century European Cinema

• Honorable Mention, Laura Shannon Prize, Nanovic Institute for European Studies, 2022

Author: Barbara Mennel

Reimagining Liberation

• A Cite Black Women Top Non-Fiction of 2019 Book
• A Black Perspectives Best Black History Book of 2020
• MLA Prize for a First Book, Modern Language Association, 2021
• Honorable Mention, Eugen Weber Book Award, 2022

Author: Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel

The Heart of a Woman

• Honorable Mention, Irving Lowens Book Award, Society for American Music, 2022

Author: Rae Linda Brown Edited and with a Foreword by Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr.

Industrial Strength Bluegrass

• Finalist, Best Historical Research in Recorded Country, Folk, World or Roots Music, ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research from the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, 2022

Author: Edited by Fred Bartenstein and Curtis W. Ellison

Punks in Peoria

• Winner, Russell P. Strange Memorial Book of the Year Award, Illinois State Historical Society, 2022

Author: Jonathan Wright and Dawson Barrett

Exploring the Land of Lincoln

• Winner, Superior Achievement Award, Illinois Sate Historical Society, 2022

Author: Charles Titus

The Lady Swings

•A Variety Best Music Book of 2021
• Honored during the "In Memoriam" segment of the Grammy Awards, 2022
• Finalist, Best Historical Research in Recorded Jazz, ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research from the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, 2022
• Finalist, Book of the Year About Jazz: Biography and Autobiography, Jazz Journalists Association (JJA), 2022

Author: Dottie Dodgion and Wayne Enstice

Homer Rodeheaver and the Rise of the Gospel Music Industry

• Finalist, Best Historical Research in Recorded Blues, Gospel, Soul, Hip-Hop or R&B, ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research from the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, 2022

Author: Kevin Mungons and Douglas Yeo

Madam C. J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving

• A 2020 Seminary Co-op Notable Book
• Winner, The AFP/Skystone Partners Prize for Research on Fundraising and Philanthropy, Association of Fundraising Professionals, 2021
• Winner, Terry McAdam Book Award, Alliance for Nonprofit Management, 2021
• Winner, Dan David Prize, endowed by the Dan David Foundation, 2022

Author: Tyrone McKinley Freeman

Being La Dominicana

• Winner, Haiti-Dominican Republic Section, Isis Duarte Book Prize, Latin American Studies Association, 2022

Author: Rachel Afi Quinn

Journalism and Jim Crow

• Winner, Book of the Year Award, American Journalism Historians Association, 2022
• Winner, Best Journalism and Mass Communication History Book, History Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, 2022
• Finalist, Tankard Book Award, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), 2022

Author: Edited by Kathy Roberts Forde and Sid Bedingfield

Movie Workers

• Winner, Best Monograph Prize, British Association of Fiolm, Television and Screen Studies (BAFTSS), 2022

Author: Melanie Bell

Dangerous Ideas on Campus

• Honorable Mention, The Best Higher Education Books of 2021, Forbes, 2021
• Winner, Superior Achievement Award, Illinois Sate Historical Society, 2022

Author: Matthew C. Ehrlich

Eugene England

• Special Award in Nonfiction, Association for Mormon Letters, 2022

Author: Kristine L. Haglund

Peace Be Still

• Finalist, Best Historical Research in Recorded Blues, Gospel, Soul, Hip-Hop or R&B, ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research from the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, 2022

Author: Robert M. Marovich

Americanaland

• Finalist, Best Historical Research in Recorded Country, Folk, World or Roots Music, ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research from the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, 2022

Author: John Milward

For a Just and Better World

• Winner, Philip Taft Labor History Book Award, ILR School at Cornell University in cooperation with the Labor and Working-Class History Association, 2022

Author: Sonia Hernández

Surviving Southampton

• James H. Broussard Best First Book Prize, Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR), 2022

Author: Vanessa M. Holden

Tania León’s Stride

• Bronze Medal, Best Biography in English, International Latin Book Awards, 2022

Author: Alejandro L. Madrid

Vardis Fisher

• Award for Best Mormon Criticism, Association for Mormon Letters, 2022

Author: Michael Austin