Ellis W. Hawley Prize Winners


Destin Jenkins, Stanford University, The Bonds of Inequality: Debt and the Making of the American City (University of Chicago Press)


Lila Corwin Berman, Temple University, The American Jewish Philanthropic Complex: The History of a Multibillion-Dollar Institution (Princeton University Press)


Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Princeton University, Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Home Ownership (The University of North Carolina Press)


Beth Lew-Williams, Princeton University, The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America (Harvard University Press)


Richard White, Stanford University, The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865–1896 (Oxford University Press)


Sam Lebovic, George Mason University, Free Speech and Unfree News: The Paradox of Press Freedom in America (Harvard University Press)


Gary Gerstle, University of Cambridge, Liberty and Coercion: The Paradox of American Government from the Founding to the Present (Princeton University Press)


Alan McPherson, University of Oklahoma, The Invaded: How Latin Americans and Their Allies Fought and Ended U.S. Occupations (Oxford University Press)


Kate Brown, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters (Oxford University Press)


Johnathan Levy, Princeton University, Freaks of Fortune: The Emerging World of Capitalism and Risk in America (Harvard University Press)


Darren Dochuk, Purdue University, From Bible Belt to Sunbelt: Plain-Folk Religion, Grassroots Politics, and the Rise of Evangelical Conservatism (W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.)


Nick Cullather, Indiana University, The Hungry World: America’s Cold War Battle Against Poverty in Asia (Harvard University Press)

Honorable Mention: Samuel Zipp, Brown University, Manhattan Projects: The Rise and Fall of Urban Renewal in Cold War New York (Oxford University Press)


Margot Canaday, Princeton University, The Straight State: Sexuality and Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America (Princeton University Press)


Peggy Pascoe, University of Oregon, What Comes Naturally: Miscegenation Law and the Making of Race in America (Oxford University Press)


David M. P. Freund, University of Maryland, College Park, Colored Property: State Policy and White Racial Politics in Suburban America (The University of Chicago Press)

Wendy L. Wall, Colgate University, Inventing the "American Way": The Politics of Consensus from the New Deal to the Civil Rights Movement (Oxford University Press)


Marie Gottschalk, University of Pennsylvania, The Prison and the Gallows: The Politics of Mass Incarceration in America (Cambridge University Press)


Meg Jacobs, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Pocketbook Politics: Economic Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America (Princeton University Press)


Alison Isenberg, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, Downtown America: A History of the Place and the People Who Made It (The University of Chicago Press)


Jennifer Klein, Yale University, For All These Rights: Business, Labor, and the Shaping of America's Public-Private Welfare State (Princeton University Press)


Steven W. Usselman, Georgia Institute of Technology, Regulating Railroad Innovation: Business, Technology, and Politics in America, 1840–1920 (Cambridge University Press)


David W. Blight, Amherst College, Race and the Civil War in American Memory (Harvard University Press)


Stephen Kantrowitz, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ben Tillman and the Reconstruction of White America, (The University of North Carolina Press)


Julian E. Zelizer, Taxing America: Wilbur Mills, Congress, and the State, 1945–1975 (Cambridge University Press)


Daniel T. Rodgers, Atlantic Crossings: Social Politics in a Progressive Age (Harvard University Press)


Walter LaFeber, The Clash: A History of U.S.-Japan Relations (W.W. Norton)


Gareth Davies, From Opportunity to Entitlement: The Transformation and Decline of Great Society Liberalism (University Press of Kansas)