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2014 AUTHOR AWARDS

APPLIED SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING:

Wassim M. Haddad, author (with Sergey G. Nersesov) of Stability and Control of Large-Scale Dynamical Systems: A Vector Dissipative Systems Approach, (with VijaySekhar Chellaboina & Qing Hui) of Nonnegative and Compartmental Dynamical Systems, (with Vijay Sekhar Chellaboina & Sergey G. Nersesov) of Impulsive and Hybrid Dynamical Systems: Stability, Dissipativity, and Control and Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach, and (with Vijay Sekhar Chellaboina) of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Control: A Lyapunov-Based Approach

  • Winner of the 2014 Pendray Aerospace Literature Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    BIOPHYSICS:

    William Bialek, author of Biophysics: Searching for Principles

  • Winner of the 2013 Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience, Society for Neuroscience

    ECONOMICS:

    Anat Admati, author (with Martin Hellwig) of The Bankers' New Clothes: What's Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It

  • One of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People for 2014

    Jean Tirole, author of Financial Crises, Liquidity, and the International Monetary System, The Theory of Corporate Finance, and coauthor of Balancing the Banks: Global Lessons from the Financial Crisis

  • Winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics

    RELIGION:

    Michael Cook, author of Ancient Religions, Modern Politics: The Islamic Case in Comparative Perspective

  • Winner of the 2014 Holberg Prize

    2013 AUTHOR AWARDS

    ASTRONOMY AND COSMOLOGY:

    James Binney, author (with Scott Tremaine) of Galactic Dynamics (First and Second Editions), and, (with Michael Merrifield) of Galactic Astronomy

  • Winner of the 2013 Eddington Medal, Royal Astronomical Society

    Donald K. Yeomans, author of Near-Earth Objects: Finding Them Before They Find Us, and Comets: A Chronological History of Observation, Science, Myth, and Folklore

  • One of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people 2013
  • Winner of the 2013 Carl Sagan Medal, American Astronomical Society

    ECONOMICS:

    Lars Peter Hansen, coauthor of Robustness, and coauthor of Recursive Models of Dynamic Linear Economies

  • Co-Winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics

    Raghuram G. Rajan, author of Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy, and coauthor of both Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists: Unleashing the Power of Financial Markets to Create Wealth and Spread Opportunity and The Squam Lake Report: Fixing the Financial System

  • Winner of the Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics 2013, The Center for Financial Studies

    Robert J. Shiller, coauthor of Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy, and Why It Matters for Global Capitalism and The Squam Lake Report: Fixing the Financial System and author of Finance and the Good Society, Irrational Exuberance, The New Financial Order: Risk in the 21st Century and The Subprime Solution: How Today's Global Financial Crisis Happened, and What to Do about It

  • Co-Winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics

    RELIGION:

    Timothy Matovina, author of Latino Catholicism: Transformation in America's Largest Church

  • Winner, 2013 Paul J. Foik, C.S.C. Award from the Texas Catholic Historical Society

    2012 AUTHOR AWARDS

    BIRDS AND NATURAL HISTORY:

    Richard Crossley, author of The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds and coauthor (with Jerry Liguori and Brian Sullivan) of The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors and (with Dominic Couzens) of The Crossley ID Guide: Britain and Ireland

  • Winner of the 2012 ABA Robert Ridgway Award for Publications in Field Ornithology, American Birding Association

    EARTH SCIENCES:

    Jean Jouzel, author of The White Planet: The Evolution and Future of Our Frozen World

  • One of Two Winners of The 2012 Vetlesen Prize of the G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation

    MATHEMATICS:

    Joseph Warren Dauben, author of Abraham Robinson: The Creation of Nonstandard Analysis, A Personal and Mathematical Odyssey, Georg Cantor: His Mathematics and Philosophy of the Infinite and coauthor (edited by Victor J. Katz) of The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam: A Sourcebook

  • Winner of the 2012 Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize, American Mathematical Society

    Dana Mackenzie, author of The Universe in Zero Words: The Story of Mathematics as Told through Equations

  • Winner of the 2012 Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Communications Award

    POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY:

    Avishai Margalit, author of On Compromise and Rotten Compromises

  • Winner of the 2012 Ernst-Bloch-Prize, awarded annually by the city of Ludwigshafen by the Rhine

    SOCIAL SCIENCES:

    Martha C. Nussbaum, author of Aristotle's De Motu Animalium, Hiding from Humanity: Disgust, Shame, and the Law, The Therapy of Desire: Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics, and Not for Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities, as well as co-editor of Is Multiculturalism Bad for Women?, On Nineteen Eighty-Four: Orwell and Our Future and commentator in Goodness and Advice

  • Recipient of the 2012 Prince of Asturias Award for Social Sciences

    WORLD HISTORY/COMPARATIVE HISTORY:

    Jürgen Osterhammel, author of The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century and co-author (with Niels P. Petersson) of Globalization: A Short History

  • Winner of the 2012 Gerda Henkel Prize, of the Gerda Henkel Foundation

    2011 AUTHOR AWARDS

    COMPARATIVE LITERATURE:

    Edwidge Danticat, author of Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work

  • Honored with the 2011 Langston Hughes Medal, City College of New York

    ECONOMICS:

    Kenneth S. Rogoff, author of  This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly

  • Recipient of the 2011 Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics, Center for Financial Studies

    Thomas J. Sargent, author of The Conquest of American Inflation and Rational Expectations and Inflation and coauthor of The Big Problem of Small Change, Recursive Models of Dynamic Linear Economics and Robustness

  • Winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Economics

    HUMANITIES:

    Kwame Anthony Appiah, author of The Ethics of Identity, and coeditor of Buying Freedom and coauthor of Color Conscious

  • Winner of the 2011 National Humanities Medal

    Andrew Delbanco, author of College: What it Was, Is, and Should Be

  • Winner of the 2011 National Humanities Medal

    Teofilo F. Ruiz, author of A King Travels, The Terror of History, and From Heaven to Earth

  • Winner of the 2011 National Humanities Medal

    MATHEMATICS

    John Willard Milnor, author of: Characteristic Classes. (AM-76), Dynamics in One Complex Variable. (AM-160), Introduction to Algebraic K-Theory. (AM-72), Morse Theory. (AM-51), Singular Points of Complex Hypersurfaces. (AM-61), and Topology from the Differentiable Viewpoint

  • Winner of the 2011 Abel Prize from the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
  • Winner of the 2011 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement, American Mathematical Society

    2010 AUTHOR AWARDS

    COMPARATIVE LITERATURE:

    Mario Vargas Llosa, author of  The Temptation of the Impossible: Victor Hugo and Les Misérables

  • 2010 Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

    JEWISH STUDIES:

    Mark R. Cohen, author of:
    Under Crescent and Cross: The Jews in the Middle Ages, The Voice of the Poor in the Middle Ages: An Anthology of Documents from the Cairo Geniza, Poverty and Charity in the Jewish Community of Medieval Egypt, and The Autobiography of a Seventeenth-Century Venetian Rabbi: Leon Modena's Life of Judah

  • Winner of the 2010 Goldziher Prize from The Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations at Merrimack College

    MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES:

    Gudrun Kr�mer, author of  A History of Palestine: From the Ottoman Conquest to the Founding of the State of Israel

  • Winner of the 2010 Gerda Henkel Prize from the Gerda Henkel Foundation

    POETRY:

    Peter Cole, author of  The Dream of the Poem: Hebrew Poetry from Muslim and Christian Spain, 950-1492Selected Poems of Shmuel HaNagid, and  Selected Poems of Solomon Ibn Gabirol

  • Winner of a 2010 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters

    2009 AUTHOR AWARDS

    ECONOMICS:

    Elinor Ostrom, author of  Understanding Institutional Diversity

  • Cowinner of the 2009 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
    Sponsored by The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

    MATHEMATICS:

    Ivor Grattan-Guinness, author of  The Search for Mathematical Roots, 1870-1940 and From the Calculus to Set Theory 1630-1910

  • Recipient of the KENNETH O. MAY MEDAL AND PRIZE for contributions to the History of Mathematics
    Sponsored by the International Commission for the History of Mathematics

    PHILOSOPHY:

    Samuel Fleischacker, author of  On Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations: A Philosophical Companion

  • Winner of the 2009 JOSEPH B. GITTLER AWARD for the book, On Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations: A Philosophical Companion
    Sponsored by the American Philosophical Association

    2008 AUTHOR AWARDS

    APPLIED SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING:

    Rubin H. Landau, one of the authors of  A Survey of Computational Physics: Introductory Computational Science

  • Winner of the 2008 UNDERGRADUATE COMPUTATIONAL ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES AWARD for the book, A Survey of Computational Physics: Introductory Computational Science.
    Sponsored by The Krell Institute

    2007 AUTHOR AWARDS

    HISTORY:

    Richard S. Wortman, author of  Scenarios of Power: Myth and Ceremony in Russian Monarchy from Peter the Great to the Abdication of Nicholas II

  • Winner of the 2007 DISTINGUISHED CONTRIBUTIONS TO SLAVIC STUDIES AWARD.
    Sponsored by The American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies

    MATHEMATICS:

    John Adam, author of  Mathematics in Nature

  • Winner of the 2007 recipient of the VIRGINIA OUTSTANDING FACULTY AWARD.
    Sponsored by State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

    POETRY:

    Peter Cole, author of  The Dream of the Poem: Hebrew Poetry from Muslim and Christian Spain, 950-1492Selected Poems of Shmuel HaNagid, and  Selected Poems of Solomon Ibn Gabirol

  • Recipient of a 2007 MacArthur Fellowship

    RELIGION:

    Peter Sch�fer, author of  Jesus in the Talmud, The Jewish Jesus: How Judaism and Christianity Shaped Each Other, Mirror of His Beauty: Feminine Images of God from the Bible to the Early Kabbalah, and The Origins of Jewish Mysticism

  • Winner of the 2007 DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

    2006 AUTHOR AWARDS

    APPLIED SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING:

    Rubin H. Landau , author of  A First Course in Scientific Computing

  • Winner of the 2006 UNDERGRADUATE COMPUTATIONAL ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES AWARD
    Sponsored by The Krell Institute

    Angela B. Shiflet , coauthor of  Introduction to Computational Science

  • Winner of the 2006 UNDERGRADUATE COMPUTATIONAL ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES AWARD
    Sponsored by The Krell Institute

    HISTORY:

    Wolf Lepenies, author of  The Seduction of Culture in German History

  • Winner of the 2006 PEACE PRIZE
    Sponsored by German Booksellers� Association

    POLITICAL SCIENCE:

    Aharon Barak, author of  The Judge in a Democracy

  • Winner of the 2006 GRUBER JUSTICE PRIZE
    Sponsored by Peter Gruber Foundation

    Stephen P. Nicholson, author of  Voting the Agenda

  • corecipient of the 2006 EMERGING SCHOLAR AWARD
    Sponsored by Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior Section, American Political Science Association

    2005 AUTHOR AWARDS

    HISTORY OF SCIENCE:

    Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer, authors of  Leviathan and the Air-Pump

  • Winners of the 2005 ERASMUS PRIZE
    Sponsored by Praemium Erasmianum Foundation

    MATHEMATICS:

    Elias M. Stein, coauthor of  Real Analysis, Complex Analysis, and Fourier Analysis; and author of Harmonic Analysis

  • Winner of the 2005 STEFAN BERGMAN PRIZE
    Sponsored by American Mathematical Society

    POLITICAL SCIENCE:

    Elinor Ostrom, author of  Understanding Institutional Diversity

  • Winner of the 2005 JAMES MADISON AWARD
    Sponsored by American Political Science Association

    2004 AUTHOR AWARDS

    ART and ARCHITECTURE:

    Vincent Scully, author of  Modern Architecture and Other Essays

  • A 2004 NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS RECIPIENT
    Sponsored by The National Endowment for the Arts

    HISTORY:

    Allan C. Stam, coauthor of  Democracies at War

  • Winner of 2004 KARL DEUTSCH AWARD
    Sponsored by International Studies Association

    POETRY:

    Robert Pinsky, author of  Democracy, Culture and the Voice of Poetry

  • Winner of PEN/VOELCKER CAREER-ACHIEVEMENT AWARD for Poetry
    Sponsored by PEN American Center

    POLITICAL SCIENCE:

    Fred I. Greenstein, author of  The Presidential Difference

  • Recipient of 2004 PRESIDENCY RESEARCH GROUP CAREER SERVICE AWARD.
    Sponsored by American Political Science Association

    Marc J. Hetherington, author of  Why Trust Matters

  • Winner of the 2004 EMERGING SCHOLAR AWARD
    Sponsored by Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior Section, American Political Science Association

    2003 AUTHOR AWARDS

    ECONOMICS:

    Darrell Duffie, author of  Dynamic Asset Pricing Theory, Third Edition, coauthor of  Credit Risk

  • Winner of 2003 FINANCIAL ENGINEER OF THE YEAR
    Sponsored by SunGard/International Association of Financial Engineers

    2002 AUTHOR AWARDS

    ASTRONOMY & COSMOLOGY:

    Donald E. Osterbrock, author of  Walter Baade

  • Winner of LEROY E. DOGGETT PRIZE
    Sponsored by Astronomical Association Society's Historical Astronomy Division

    Alan Rubin, author of  Disturbing the Solar System

  • In honor of Professor Rubin, an asteroid, the 13th magnitude object orbiting 3.22 AU from the Sun has been named the 6227 ALANRUBIN
    Sponsored by Committee for Small-Body Nomenclature, International Astronomical Union

    HISTORY:

    Dan Reiter, coauthor of  Democracies at War

  • Winner of 2002 KARL DEUTSCH AWARD.
    Sponsored by International Studies Association

    POLITICAL SCIENCE, LAW, MILITARY AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS:

    R. Michael Alvarez, coauthor of  Hard Choices, Easy Answers

  • Winner of EMERGING SCHOLAR AWARD
    Sponsored by American Political Science Association Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior Section

    RELIGION:

    John Polkinghorne, author of The Faith of a Physicist, One World, and The Quantum World

  • Winner of TEMPLETON PRIZE for Progress Toward Research or Discoveries about Spiritual
         Realities.
    Sponsored by John Templeton Foundation.

    SOCIOLOGY:

    Glenn R. Carroll and Michael T. Hannan, coauthors of  The Demography of Corporations and Industries

  • cowinners of MAX WEBER AWARD
    Sponsored by American Sociological Association

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