Lawrence W. Levine Award Winners

2019

Monica Muñoz Martinez,Brown University, The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas (Harvard University Press)

2018

Cary Cordova, University of Texas at Austin, The Heart of the Mission: Latino Art and Politics in San Francisco (University of Pennsylvania Press)

2017

John W. Troutman, University of Louisiana, Lafayette/National Museum of American History, Kīkā Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music (University of North Carolina Press)

2016

Benjamin Looker, Saint Louis University, A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America (University of Chicago Press)

2015

Allyson Hobbs, Stanford University, A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life (Harvard University Press)

2014

Shawn Michelle Smith, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, At the Edge of Sight: Photography and the Unseen (Duke University Press)

Honorable Mention: Teresa Barnett, UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research, Sacred Relics: Pieces of the Past in Nineteenth-Century America (University of Chicago Press)

2013

Adria L. Imada, University of California, San Diego, Aloha America: Hula Circuits through the U.S. Empire (Duke University Press)

2012

Michael Willrich, Brandeis University, Pox: An American History (Penguin Group, USA)

2011

Heather Murray, University of Ottawa, Not in this Family: Gays and the Meaning of Kinship in Postwar North America (University of Pennsylvania Press)

2010

Kathleen M. Brown, University of Pennsylvania, Foul Bodies: Cleanliness in Early America (Yale University Press)

2009

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

2008

Daniel R. Mandell, Truman State University, Tribe, Race, History: Native Americans in Southern New England, 1780–1880 (The Johns Hopkins University Press)