Two Professors Win Book Awards

Leila Nadya Sadat, the Henry H. Oberschelp Professor of Law at Washington University in St. Louis, received the 2011 Book of the Year Award from the American National Section of the L’Association Internationale de Droit Penal. Her book is entitled Forging a Convention for Crimes Against Humanity (Cambridge University Press).

Dr. Sadat is a graduate of Douglass College at Rutgers University and the Tulane University School of Law. She also earned a master’s degree in law at Columbia University.

Stephanie Merrim, the Royce Family Professor of Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies at Brown University, was announced as the recipient of the Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize from the Modern Language Association of America. She will accept the award at the MLA’s annual convention in Seattle in January. She is being honored for her book The Spectacular City, Mexico, and Colonial Hispanic Literary Culture (University of Texas Press).

Professor Merrim has been on the Brown University faculty since 1981. She is a graduate of Princeton University and holds a Ph.D. from Yale University.

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