Browse Award Winners



The Beautiful Music All Around Us

• Judith McCulloh Public Sector Award, Society for Ethnomusicology, 2016
• ASCAP Deems Taylor Award, 2013
• Award for Excellence for Best Research in Folk, Ethnic, or World Music, Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC), 2013

Author: Stephen Wade

Watching Women's Liberation, 1970

• Bonnie Ritter Outstanding Feminist Book Award, Feminist and Women Studies Division, National Communication Association (NCA), 2016
• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2015

Author: Bonnie J. Dow

The Music of the Stanley Brothers

• Best Discography, Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC), 2016
• Bluegrass Print/Media Person of the Year, International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), 2015

Author: Gary B. Reid

Disability Histories

• Honorable Mention, Best Book Award, Disability History Association, 2016

Author: Edited by Susan Burch and Michael Rembis

When Sex Threatened the State

• NSA Book Award, Nigerian Studies Association, 2016

Author: Saheed Aderinto

Scripts of Blackness

• Co-winner of the Frank Bonilla Book Award, Puerto Rican Studies Association, 2016

Author: Isar P. Godreau

Beyond Partition

• Eugene M. Kayden Book Award in Literary Studies, University of Colorado Boulder, 2016

Author: Deepti Misri

Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands

• C. Calvin Smith Award, Southern Conference on African American Studies (SCAASI), 2016

Author: Will Guzmán

Sensing Chicago

• Award of Superior Achievement, Illinois State Historical Society, 2016

Author: Adam Mack

Making Photography Matter

• James A. Winans and Herbert A. Wichelns Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Rhetoric and Public Address, National Communication Association (NCA), 2016
• Outstanding Book of the Year, Visual Communication Division, National Communication Association (NCA), 2015

Author: Cara A. Finnegan

St. Louis Rising

• Missouri History Book Award, State Historical Society of Missouri, 2016
• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2015

Author: Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

Stunning Males and Powerful Females

• Co-winner, Philip Brett Award, LBTQ Study Group of the American Musicological Society (AMS), 2016
• Honorable mention, Alan Merriam Prize, 2016

Author: Christina Sunardi

A City Called Heaven

• Certificate of Merit for Best Historical Research in Recorded Blues, Gospel, Soul, or R&B, Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC), 2016

Author: Robert M. Marovich

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

• Finalist, Utah Book Award for Nonfiction, Utah Center for the Book, 2016
• Honorable Mention, Best Biography, Mormon History Association, 2016

Author: Michael Hicks

Sexting Panic

• Diamond Anniversary Book Award, National Communication Association (NCA), 2016

Author: Amy Adele Hasinoff

Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South

• David Montgomery Award, Organization of American Historians (OAH), 2016

Author: Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

Daisy Turner's Kin

• Chicago Folklore Prize, American Folklore Society, 2016
• Wayland D. Hand Prize, History and Folklore Section of the American Folklore Society, 2016
• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2016

Author: Jane C. Beck

Smokestacks in the Hills

• Honorable mention, David Montgomery Award, Organization of American Historians (OAH), 2016

Author: Lou Martin

The Man That Got Away

• Timothy White Award for Musical Biography, ASCAP Foundation and Virgil Thomson Foundation, 2016

Author: Walter Rimler

Franklin D. Roosevelt

• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2016

Author: Roger Daniels

Funk the Erotic

• Emily Toth Award for Best Single Work by One or More Authors in Womens Studies, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA), 2016
• Finalist, 28th Annual Lambda Literary Awards, LGBT Studies, 2016
• Alan Bray Memorial Book Award, GL/Q Caucus of the Modern Language Association, 2016

Author: L. H. Stallings

Seeing Sarah Bernhardt

• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2016

Author: Victoria Duckett

This Book Is an Action

• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2016

Author: Edited by Jaime Harker and Cecilia Konchar Farr

Manhood on the Line

• Book of the Year, International Labor History Association, 2016

Author: Stephen Meyer

Sex Testing

• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2016

Author: Lindsay Parks Pieper

Splattered Ink

• Co-winner, Emily Toth Award for Best Single Work in Womens Studies, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA), 2016

Author: Sarah E. Whitney