Four Women Scholars Win Book Awards

Several women scholars have been honored for their recent books.

Judith Resnick, the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School received the 2012 Scribes Book Award from the American Society of Legal Writers. She was honored, along with her co-author, Dennis Curtis, for their book Representing Justice: Invention, Controversy, and Rights in City-States and Democratic Courtrooms.
Sherry Johnson, associate professor of history at Florida International University in Miami, received the Gordon K. and Sybil Lewis Prize from the Caribbean Studies Association. She won the award for her book Climate and Catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution.
Marian Wardle, curator of American art for the Brigham Young University Museum of Art, was the recipient of the W.E. Fischelis Award from the Victorian Society in America. Wardle was the editor and co-author of The Weir Family, 1820-1920: Expanding the Traditions of American Art.
Jody Pavilack, associate professor of history at the University of Montana, received the 2012 Bryce Wood Award for the outstanding English-language book on Latin America in the social sciences and humanities. The award was presented at the 30th International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association. Professor Pavilack is the author of Mining for the Nation: The Politics of Chile’s Coal Communities from the Popular Front to the Cold War.

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