2019
Winners
R.R. Hawkins Award
Oxford University Press
Cyberwar: How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President
Kathleen Hall Jamieson

  • PROSE Award for Excellence in Biological & Life Sciences
    Pantheon Books, a division of Penguin Random House
    Who We Are and How We Got Here
    By David Reich
  • PROSE Award for Excellence in Humanities
    Oxford University Press
    Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny
    By Kate Manne
  • PROSE Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences & Mathematics
    AGU and Wiley
    GeoHealth
    Gabriel Filippelli, Editor-in-Chief
  • PROSE Award for Excellence in Social Sciences
    Oxford University Press
    Cyberwar: How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President
    By Kathleen Hall Jamieson

 

Category Award Winners

 

  • Anthropology, Criminology, and Sociology
    NYU Press
    The Trans Generation: How Trans Kids (and Their Parents) are Creating a Gender
    Revolution
    By Ann Travers
  • Archeology & Ancient History
    Manchester University Press
    Unearthing childhood: Young lives in prehistory
    By Robin Derricourt
  • Architecture and Urban Planning
    University of Texas Press
    Banking on Beauty: Millard Sheets and Midcentury Commercial Architecture in
    California
    By Adam Arenson
  • Art Exhibitions
    Princeton University Art Museum and Yale University Press
    Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment
    By Karl Kusserow and Alan Braddock
  • Art History & Criticism
    The American University in Cairo Press
    Orientalist Lives: Western Artists in the Middle East, 1830–1920
    James Parry
  • Best New Journal in Humanities
    Johns Hopkins University Press
    ASAP/Journal
    Jonathan Eburne
  • Best New Journal in Science, Technology and Medicine
    AGU and Wiley
    GeoHealth
    Gabriel Filippelli, Editor-in-Chief
  • Best New Journal in Social Sciences
    SAGE Publishing
    AERA Open
    By Mark Warschauer, Nancy E. Hill, and Greg J. Duncan
  • Biography & Autobiography
    Oxford University Press
    The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke
    By Jeffrey C. Stewart
  • Biological Science
    Pantheon Books, a division of Penguin Random House
    Who We Are and How We Got Here
    By David Reich
  • Biomedicine & Neuroscience
    Oxford University Press
    Cajal’s Neuronal Forest: Science and Art
    By Javier DeFelipe
  • Business, Management and Finance
    Yale University Press
    Leading with Dignity: How to Create a Culture That Brings Out the Best in People
    By Donna Hicks
  • Chemistry & Physics
    Elsevier
    Physical Chemistry of Gas-Liquid Interfaces
    Jennifer Faust and J.E. House
  • Classics
    Bloomsbury
    Londinium: A Biography: Roman London from Its Origins to the Fifth Century
    By Richard Hingley
  • Clinical Medicine
    Demos Medical, an Imprint of Springer Publishing
    Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Cross-Sectional Anatomy
    John C. Cianca MD, Shounuck I. Patel DO
  • Clinical Psychology
    Yale University Press
    The Mind Is Flat: The Remarkable Shallowness of the Improvising Brain
    Nick Chater
  • Computing & Information Sciences
    The MIT Press
    Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World
    By Meredith Broussard
  • Cosmology & Astronomy
    Cambridge University Press
    Astrobiology, Discovery, and Societal Impact
    By Steven J. Dick
  • Earth Science
    Wiley
    Global Flood Hazard: Applications in Modeling, Mapping and Forecasting
    By Guy J-P. Schumann, Paul D. Bates, Heiko Apel, Giuseppe T. Aronica
  • Economics
    Oxford University Press
    EuroTragedy
    By Ashoka Mody
  • Education (Practice and Theory)
    Princeton University Press
    Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech
    Keith E. Whittington
  • Engineering & Technology
    Elsevier
    Space Safety and Human Performance
    Tommaso Sgobba, Barbara Kanki, Jean-Francois Clervoy and Gro Sandal
  • Environmental Science
    Cambridge University Press
    Statistical Downscaling and Bias Correction for Climate Research
    Douglas Maraun, Martin Widmann
  • eProducts
    Princeton University Press
    BirdGenie™
    Software written by Tom Stephenson, Stephen Travis Pope and Scott Whittle
  • Government, Policy and Politics
    Oxford University Press
    Cyberwar: How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President
    By Kathleen Hall Jamieson
  • History of Science, Technology & Medicine
    The MIT Press
    Designing an Internet
    By David Clark
  • Innovation in Journal Publishing
    Johns Hopkins University Press
    Modernism/modernity Print Plus
    Debra Rae Cohen
  • Language & Linguistics
    University of California Press
    An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States
    By Rosina Lozano
  • Literature
    Wilfrid Laurier University Press
    Why Indigenous Literatures Matter
    By Daniel Heath Justice
  • Mathematics
    Cambridge University Press
    High-Dimensional Probability: An Introduction with Applications in Data Science
    By Roman Vershynin
  • Media and Cultural Studies
    Harvard University Press
    On Press: The Liberal Values That Shaped the News
    By Matthew Pressman
  • Multivolume Reference/Humanities
    Wiley
    The TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching
    Editor in Chief: John I. Liontas
  • Multivolume Reference/Science
    Springer
    Encyclopedia of Geochemistry
    William M. White
  • Multivolume Reference/Social Sciences
    American Psychological Association
    APA Handbook of the Psychology of Women; Vol. 1: History, Theory, and
    Battlegrounds; and Vol 2: Perspectives on Women’s Private and Public Lives
    By Cheryl B. Travis and Jacquelyn W. White
  • Music & the Performing Arts
    Cambridge University Press
    Guillaume Du Fay: The Life and Works
    By Alejandro Planchart
  • North American/U.S. History
    University of North Carolina Press
    The Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910-1950
    By Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt
  • Nursing & Allied Health
    Springer Publishing Company
    Clinical Leadership for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
    By Michael Huckabee PhD, PA-C
  • Outstanding Scholarly Work by a Trade Publisher
    Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    Underbug
    Lisa Margonelli
  • Philosophy
    Oxford University Press
    Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny
    By Kate Manne
  • Popular Science & Popular Mathematics
    Princeton University Press
    Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World
    By Marcia Bjornerud
  • Psychology
    American Psychological Association
    Living on Death Row: The Psychology of Waiting to Die
    By Hans Toch, James P. Acker, & Vincent Martin Bonventre
  • Single Volume Reference/Humanities
    Cambridge University Press
    Gardens of the Roman Empire
    Edited by Wilhelmina F. Jashemski, Kathryn L. Gleason, Kim J. Hartswick and Amina-
    Aïcha Malek
  • Single Volume Reference/Science
    Springer
    Encyclopedia of Engineering Geology
    By Peter Bobrowsky and Brian Marker
  • Textbook/Biological and Life Sciences
    Elsevier
    Pathology of Wildlife and Zoo Animals
    By Karen Terio, Denise McAloose and Judy St. Leger
  • Textbook/Clinical Science
    Elsevier
    Human Biochemistry
    By Gerald Litwack
  • Textbook/Physical Sciences & Mathematics
    Cambridge University Press
    The Physics of Energy
    By Robert L. Jaffe, Washington Taylor
  • Textbook/Social Sciences
    Princeton University Press
    Bit by Bit: Social Research in the Digital Age
    By Matthew J. Salganik
  • Theology/Religious Studies
    Finalist is the highest honor in this category
    See the list of finalists here
  • World History
    Cambridge University Press
    The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages
    By Geraldine Heng