History Professor Wins Three Awards for Her Latest Book

Nancy Woloch Wins Three AwardsNancy Woloch, who teaches history at Barnard College and Columbia University in New York City, has won three awards for her latest book, A Class By Herself: Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890-1990s (Princeton University Press, 2015).

woolochBookProfessor Woloch received the William G. Bowen Award for the Outstanding Book on Labor and Public Policy from Princeton University. The award is given to the author who makes the most important contribution toward understanding public policy associated with industrial relations and the operation of labor markets.

Dr. Woloch also received the the Philip Taft Labor History Book Award, presented by Cornell University and was given honorable mention for the David J. Langum, Sr. Prize for American Legal History/Biography from the Langum Charitable Trust in Birmingham, Alabama.

Professor Woloch is a graduate of Wellesley College in Massachusetts. She earned a master’s degree at Columbia University and a Ph.D. from Indiana University.

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