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

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

Exploring the Land of Lincoln

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

Author: Charles Titus

Being La Dominicana

• Winner, Haiti-Dominican Republic Section, Iris Durate Book Prize, Latin American Studies Association, 2022

Author: Rachel Afi Quinn

Movie Workers

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

Author: Melanie Bell

The Lady Swings

•A Variety Best Music Book of 2021
• Honored during the "In Memoriam" segment of the Grammy Awards 2022

Author: Dottie Dodgion and Wayne Enstice

Punks in Peoria

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

Author: Jonathan Wright and Dawson Barrett

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

Author: Edited by Kathy Roberts Forde and Sid Bedingfield

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

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