Category Archives: Awards/Honors

Life on the farm

The Goats Songs (Univerity of North Texas Press, 2018) by Boston College Associate Professor of English James Najarian, has been awarded the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry. Najarian’s debut collection is inspired by his upbringing on a farm in Pennsylvania and … Continue reading

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Savage’s book on the shortlist

Boston College Robert Savage’s book The BBC’s ‘Irish Troubles’: Television, Conflict and Northern Ireland has been named to the shortlist for the 25th Christopher Ewart-Biggs Literary Prize. The winner of the prize, named for the British ambassador to Ireland who was murdered … Continue reading

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Book award for Ross

Everyday Renaissances: The Quest for Cultural Legitimacy in Venice (Harvard University Press) by History Professor Sarah Gwyneth Ross has been awarded the Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize in Italian History by the Society for Italian Historical Studies, an affiliate … Continue reading

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Margaret Thomas appointed LSA archivist

The Linguistic Society of America has appointed Slavic and Eastern Languages and Literatures Professor of Linguistics Margaret Thomas as LSA Archivist, for an initial term of three years. Among her responsibilities, Thomas will act as a liaison between the Western Historical Manuscript … Continue reading

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Book award for Coquillette

Monan Professor of Law Daniel Coquillette and co-author Bruce Kimball were awarded the Peter Dobkin Hall History of Philanthropy Book Prize for their publication, On the Battlefield of Merit: Harvard Law School, The First Century. The award was presented by the … Continue reading

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Best Book Award for Erickson

Dangerous Trade: Conventional Arms Exports, Human Rights, and International Reputation (Columbia University Press), written by Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies Jennifer L. Erickson, was awarded the 2017 Best Book Award by the Foreign Policy Section of American Political Science … Continue reading

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Recognition for The Other Air Force

The Other Air Force: U.S. Efforts to Reshape Middle Eastern Media Since 9/11, written by Associate Professor of Communication and International Studies Matt Sienkiewicz, has been named an outstanding title by the Association of American University Presses. Books designated as outstanding titles … Continue reading

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