Category Archives: Awards/Honors

Catholic Press Assoc. awards

The Catholic Press Association of the U.S. and Canada bestowed honors on three Boston College faculty members at its 2020 Catholic Media Conference. The CPA awards recognize outstanding Catholic media, including books, newspapers, and magazines. Book Awards went to School … Continue reading

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Book award for Fr. Dan Horan

Catholicity and Emerging Personhood: A Contemporary Theological Anthropology (Orbis Books) by Boston College alumnus Daniel P. Horan, OFM has been awarded first place honors in the category of theology in the 2020 Excellence in Publishing Awards presented by the Association … Continue reading

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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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