Browse Award Winners



Dirty Words

• Distinguished Book Award, Health Communication Division, National Communication Association (NCA), 2015

Author: Robin E. Jensen

Strange Natures

• ASLE Ecocriticism Book Award, Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, 2015

Author: Nicole Seymour

Pretty Good for a Girl

• Distinguished Achievement Award, International Bluegrass Musical Association (IBMA), 2015

Author: Murphy Hicks Henry

The Creolization of American Culture

• Irving Lowens Book Award, Society for American Music (SAM), 2015

Author: Christopher J. Smith

Global Homophobia

• Scholar Award, LGBTQA Caucus of the International Studies Association, 2015

Author: Edited by Meredith L. Weiss and Michael J. Bosia

Baseball on Trial

• Larry Ritter Book Award, Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), 2015
• Finalist, Seymour Medal, Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), 2015
• David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Legal History/Biography, Langum Charitable Trust, 2014

Author: Nathaniel Grow

Hillary Clinton in the News

• Marie Hochmuth Nichols Award, Public Address Division, National Communication Association (NCA), 2015

Author: Shawn J. Parry-Giles

Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!

• Marcia Herndon Prize, Gender and Sexualities Section of the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM), 2015
• Special Mention, IASPM Book Prize, International Association for the Study of Popular Music, 2015

Author: Stephen Amico

Pioneers of the Blues Revival

• Blues Book of the Year, Living Blues Awards, 2015

Author: Steve Cushing

Autism and Gender

• RSA Book Award, Rhetoric Society of America, 2015

Author: Jordynn Jack

Kirtland Temple

• Best First Book Award, Mormon History Association, 2015
• Smith-Pettit Best Book Award, John Whitmer Historical Association, 2015

Author: David J. Howlett

Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian

• Outstanding Contribution to Publishing Citation, Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA), 2015
• Wheatley Book Award for First Nonfiction, Harlem Book Fair and QBR: The Black Book Review, 2015

Author: Ethelene Whitmire

Blues All Day Long

• Best Blues Book of the Year, Readers Poll, Living Blues magazine, 2015
• Certificate of Merit, Awards for Excellence, Historical Research in Blues, Gospel, or R&B, Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC), 2015

Author: Wayne Everett Goins

Hawaiian Music in Motion

• Co-winner of the Allan Merriam Prize, Society for Ethnomusicology, 2015

Author: James Revell Carr

Kiss the Blood Off My Hands

• Nominee for Edgar® Award, Best Critical/Biographical category, 2015
• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2015

Author: Edited by Robert Miklitsch

Winning the War for Democracy

• Missouri History Book Award, State Historical Society of Missouri, 2015

Author: David Lucander

Muddying the Waters

• Honorable Mention, Gloria Anzaldúa Book Prize, National Womens Studies Association (NWSA), 2015

Author: Richa Nagar

Ray Bradbury Unbound

• Finalist for the Locus Award, Nonfiction category, 2015

Author: Jonathan R. Eller

Ghost Stories for Darwin

• Ludwik Fleck Prize, Society for Social Studies of Science, 2016
• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2015

Author: Banu Subramaniam

Feminist Writings

• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2015

Author: Simone de BeauvoirEdited by Margaret A. Simons and Marybeth Timmermann

Signal Traffic

• Best Edited Collection Award, Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), 2015-2016

Author: Edited by Lisa Parks and Nicole Starosielski

Studying Appalachian Studies

• Weatherford Award (Nonfiction), Berea College and the Appalachian Studies Association, 2015

Author: Edited by Chad Berry, Phillip J. Obermiller, and Shaunna L. Scott

Qualifying Times

• Honorable Mention in U.S. History, PROSE Awards, Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers, 2015

Author: Jaime Schultz