David Montgomery Award Winners


Jane Berger, Moravian University, A New Working Class: The Legacies of Public-Sector Employment in the Civil Rights Movement (Univrsity of Pennsylvania Press)

Honorable Mention: Gabriel Winant, University of Chicago, The Next Shift: The Fall of Industry and the Rise of Health Care in Rust Belt America (Harvard University Press)


Verónica Martínez-Matsuda, Cornell University, Migrant Citizenship: Race, Rights, and Reform in the U.S. Farm Labor Camp Program (University of Pennsylvania Press)


Eduardo Contreras, Hunter College, City University of New York, Latinos and the Liberal City: Politics and Protest in San Francisco (University of Pennsylvania Press)

Honorable Mention: William Sturkey, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and White (Harvard University Press)


Ana Raquel Minian, Stanford University, Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migration (Harvard University Press)


Lane Windham, Georgetown University, Knocking on Labor’s Door: Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide (University of North Carolina Press)


Ryan Patrick Murphy, Earlham College, Deregulating Desire: Flight Attendant Activism, Family Politics, and Workplace Justice (Temple University Press)


Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf, West Virginia University, Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie (University of Illinois Press)

Honorable Mention: Lou Martin, Chatham University, Smokestacks in the Hills: Rural-Industrial Workers in West Virginia (University of Illinois Press)


Chantal Norrgard, Independent Scholar, Seasons of Change: Labor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood (The University of North Carolina Press)

Honorable Mention: Brian Rouleau, Texas A & M University, With Sails Whitening Every Sea: Mariners and the Making of an American Maritime Empire (Cornell University Press)


Stacey L. Smith, Oregon State University, Freedom's Frontier: California and the Struggle over Unfree Labor, Emancipation, and Reconstruction (University of North Carolina Press)