Category Archives: Awards/Honors

James Najarian honored

Associate Professor of English James Najarian has been honored by the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers with its Stephen J. Meringoff Writing Award in Poetry. A specialist in Romantic and Victorian poetry, Najarian won the award for his poems “Kleptomania,” … Continue reading

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Book award for Derber

Capitalism: Should You Buy It? (Paradigm Publishers, 2014) co-written by Boston College Professor of Sociology Charles Derber and Yale Magrass (University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth) has been selected as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2014 by the editors of Choice magazine, an … Continue reading

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Award for Hargreaves

Lynch School of Education Thomas More Brennan Professor Andy Hargreaves and his co-author Michael Fullan have been named recipients of the 2015 Grawemeyer Award in Education from the University of Louisville for the ideas expressed in their book, Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School (Teachers … Continue reading

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Book prize for Levenson

Congratulations to Professor of History Deborah Levenson who was awarded the New England Council of Latin American Studies’ Marysa Navarro Best Book Prize for her publication Adiós Niño: The Gangs of Guatemala City and the Politics of Death (Duke University … Continue reading

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Book award for Min Song

Boston College Professor of English Min Hyoung Song has been honored by Alpha Sigma Nu, the honor society for Jesuit higher education institutions, with a 2014 Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award for his book, The Children of 1965: On Writing, and … Continue reading

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Her name is Moxie

Boston College alumna Erin Dionne’s Boston-based book for middle schoolers, Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking (Puffin, 2014), is a finalist for a Silver Falchion Award from Killer Nashville, an annual conference for mystery, thriller and suspense writers. The award honors … Continue reading

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Catholic Press Association Awards

Several books by Boston College professors were honored with awards from the Catholic Press Association of the U.S. and Canada. Theology Professor Kenneth Himes, O.F.M., received the first-place award in the category of social teaching for his book Christianity and the Political Order. … Continue reading

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