Author Awards

2017 Author AWARDS

ECONOMICS:

Richard H. Thaler, author of The Winner's Curse: Paradoxes and Anomalies of Economic Life and editor of Advances in Behavioral Finance, Volume II.

  • Winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics
  • Winner of the 2017 Charles Homer Haskins Prize Lecturer, American Council of Learned Societies

PHILOSOPHY:

Harry G. Frankfurt, author of Demons, Dreamers, and Madmen: The Defense of Reason in Descartes's Meditations, On Bullshit, On Inequality, and The Reasons of Love

  • Winner of the 2017 Charles Homer Haskins Prize Lecturer, American Council of Learned Societies

PHYSICS:

Kip S. Thorne, coauthor of Gravitation and coauthor of Modern Classical Physics.

  • Co-Winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics

POETRY:

Richard Sieburth, coauthor of Hymns and Fragments

  • Winner of a 2017 Arts and Letters Award in Literature, American Academy of Arts and Letters

Kathleen Graber, Author of The Eternal City: Poems

  • Winner of a 2017 Arts and Letters Award in Literature, American Academy of Arts and Letters

SOCIOLOGY:

Michèle Lamont , coauthor of Getting Respect: Responding to Stigma and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil, and Israel

  • Winner of the 2017 Toynbee Prize, Toynbee Prize Foundation

WORLD HISTORY/COMPARATIVE HISTORY:

Jürgen Osterhammel, Author of The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century and Coauthor of Globalization: A Short History.

  • Winner of the 2017 Toynbee Prize, Toynbee Prize Foundation

2016 Author AWARDS

EUOROPEAN HISTORY:

Judith Herrin, Author of Byzantium: The Surprising Life of a Medieval Empire, The Formation of Christendom, Margins and Metropolis: Authority across the Byzantine Empire, Unrivalled Influence: Women and Empire in Byzantium, and Women in Purple: Rulers of Medieval Byzantium.

  • Winner of the 2016 Dr A.H. Heineken Prize, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE, PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE:

Diana Kormos Buchwald, General Editor of Collected Papers of Albert Einstein: Digital Edition

  • Winner of the 2016 PROSE Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences & Mathematics, Association of American Publishers

POLITICAL SCIENCE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS:

Carolin Emcke, Author of Echoes of Violence: Letters from a War Reporter