Category Archives: Awards/Honors

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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Book award for Hargreaves

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) has announced that they will honor Lynch School of Education Thomas More Brennan Professor Andy Hargreaves and co-author Michael Fullan with its 2014 Outstanding Book Award for their book Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School. The … Continue reading

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Honors for Shrayer

Congratulations to Maxim D. Shrayer whose book, Leaving Russia: A Jewish Story (Syracuse University Press), was named a finalist for a 2013 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Modern Jewish Thought and Experience. Now in its 63rd year, the … Continue reading

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Honors for The End of the Point

The End of the Point by Boston College English Professor Elizabeth Graver has received a couple of end of the year honors, notably from Kirkus Reviews and the New York Times Book Review. Kirkus named the multigenerational story of the … Continue reading

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Honors for The End of the Point

Congratulations to English Professor Elizabeth Graver whose novel The End of the Point was named to Kirkus’ list of Best Historical Fiction of 2013. The End of the Point earned a Kirkus Star, awarded to books of exceptional merit. Kirkus … Continue reading

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Book awards for Easter

Professor of Political Science Gerald Easter has won two awards for his book, Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States, which examines divergent approaches to taxation among former East Bloc countries, and the subsequent political and economic impacts these had. Easter’s book … Continue reading

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Award for Laurence

Congratulations to Boston College Associate Professor of Political Science Jonathan Laurence, whose book The Emancipation of Europe’s Muslims: The State’s Role in Minority Integration was honored with the 2013 Hubert Morken Award for the best publication on religion and politics by … Continue reading

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Fleming is MacArthur Fellow

Congratulations to medieval historian Robin Fleming, author of Britain After Rome: The Fall and Rise, 400-1070, who has been named a 2013 MacArthur Fellow. Fleming is a professor of history at Boston College and scholar of early medieval Britain. The … Continue reading

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Graver on National Book Award longlist

Congratulations to Boston College Professor of English Elizabeth Graver who has been named to the longlist for the 2013 National Book Award in Fiction for her novel, The End of the Point (Harper/HarperCollins Publishers). The End of the Point follows … Continue reading

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Honors for Jacobs

Congratulations to History Associate Professor Seth Jacobs, winner of the New England Historical Association’s James P. Hanlan Book Award for his work, The Universe Unraveling: American Foreign Policy in Cold War Laos. The NEHA is a professional association of over … Continue reading

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