Recent Awards

Honorable Mention, 2016 Baron Book Prize presented by the American Academy of Jewish Research
Maya Barzilai, Golem: Modern Wars and Their Monsters

Thomas Byers Memorial Outstanding Publication Award from the University of Akron Law Alumni Association
Tracy A. Thomas, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Feminist Foundations of Family Law 

Outstanding Book Award for the Section on Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity presented by the American Sociological Association
Jennifer A. Reich, Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccines

Ida B. Wells and Cheikh Anta Diop Award Recipient for Outstanding Scholarship and Leadership in Africana Studies
Gerald Horne, The Counter-Revolution of 1776: Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America

Honorable Mention, 2017 Mirra Komarovsky Book Award presented by the Eastern Sociological Society
Jennifer Reich, Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccines

2017 Wilbur Non-Fiction Award Recipient presented by Religion Communicators Council
Betty Livingston Adams, Black Women’s Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb

Michigan Notable Book Selection presented by The Detroit Free Press
Lora Lempert, Women Doing Life: Gender, Punishment and the Struggle for Identity

Honorable Mention, Theology and Religious Studies PROSE Award
Walter Earl Fluker, The Ground has Shifted: The Future of the Black Church in Post-Racial America