Category Archives: Awards/Honors

Book award for Kersch

Professor of Political Science Ken I. Kersch has received the C. Herman Pritchett Award from the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association for his book Conservatives and the Constitution: Imagining Constitutional Restoration in the Heyday of American … Continue reading

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Teacher education book honored

Reclaiming Accountability in Teacher Education (Teachers College Press, 2018), whose nine authors are all BC Lynch School of Education and Human Development faculty or alumni, was named this year’s Outstanding Book by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. … Continue reading

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Poetry prize for Adair

Allison Adair, an associate professor of the practice in the English Department, has won the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize, which honors the work of outstanding emerging poets. Her manuscript “The Clearing” was selected for its “wise, mineral-like poems.” The award … Continue reading

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Book prize for Ismay

Trust Among Strangers: Friendly Societies in Modern Britain (Cambridge University Press) by Associate Professor of History Penelope Ismay, was named co-winner of the 2019 Stansky Book Prize presented by North American Conference on British Studies. The Stansky Book Prize is … Continue reading

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Remembering and forgetting

Since arriving at BC, Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies Guy Beiner has seen his book, Forgetful Remembrance: Social Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster (Oxford University Press, 2018), selected for three major awards in the field … Continue reading

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Rabbi Langer honored

Rabbi Ruth Langer, a professor of Jewish Studies in the Theology Department, recently received the Eternal Light Award from Saint Leo University’s Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to Catholic-Jewish studies. Langer is the associate director … Continue reading

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Political scientist wins book award

Assistant Professor of Political Science Lindsey O’Rourke, whose expertise includes international security, U.S. foreign policy, and military strategy, has won the International Security Studies Section Best Book Award for her book, Covert Regime Change: America’s Secret Cold War (Cornell University … Continue reading

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Alpha Sigma Nu Book Awards

Associate Professor of Communication Matt Sienkiewicz and Roche Center for Catholic Education Executive Director Melodie Wyttenbach have received 2019 Alpha Sigma Nu Book Awards from the honor society of Jesuit colleges and universities. Books are judged on the basis of … Continue reading

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Professor and alumnus honored

Professor of English Suzanne Matson’s novel Ultraviolet, which chronicles the disappointments and dilemmas of the women of one family across 80 years, was selected by the Massachusetts Center for the Book as a 2018 “Must Reads” fiction title. Areas of … Continue reading

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CPA Book Award winners

Publications written or edited by faculty members from the School of Theology and Ministry and the Theology Department are recipients of 2019 Catholic Press Association Book Awards, including two first-place honors. The Paulist Biblical Commentary (Paulist Press) received a first place award in the … Continue reading

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