Immigration and Ethnic History Society


 

Past Award Winners

 
  Past Winners of the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society
Year  
2002

Higham , John

2008

Vecoli, Rudolph J.

2008

Roger, Daniels

2009

Greene, Victor

   

 

Past Winners of the Distinguished Service Award of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society

Year
 
1985

Qualey , Carlton A.

1987

Wade, Louise

1988

Vecoli, Rudolph J.

1992

Bayor, Ronald H.

2000

Alexander, June

2002

Higham, John

2009

Bergquist, James

   

 

Past Winners of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society Theodore Saloutos Book Award

Year
 
1983

Butler, Jon.  The Huguenots in America:  A Refugee People in New World Society.  Cambridge:  Harvard University Press.

 
1984
Wyman., David S.  The Abandonment of the Jews:  America and the Holocaust, 1941-1945.  New York:  Pantheon Books.
1985
Gjerde, Jon.  From Peasants to Farmers:  The Migration from Balestrand, Norway to the Upper Midwest.  New York.  Cambridge University Press. Miller, Kerby A.  Emigrants and Exiles and the Irish Exodus to North America.  New York:  Oxford University Press.
1986
Bailyn, Bernard.  Voyagers to The West:  A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf.
1987
Mormino, Gary R. and Pozzetta, George E.  The Immigrant World of Ybor City:  Italians and Their Latin Neighbors in Tampa, 1885-1985.  Urbana:  University of Illinois Press.
1988
Ostergren, Robert C.  A Community Transplanted:  The Trans-Atlantic Experience of a Swedish Immigrant Settlement in the Upper Midwest, 1835-1915.  Madison:  University of Wisconsin Press.
1989
Fischer, David Hackett.  Albion’s Seed:  Four British Folkways in America.  New York: Oxford University Press.
1990
Helweg, Arthur M. and Helweg, Usha M.  An Immigrant Success Story: East Indians in America.  Philadelphia:  University of Pennsylvania Press.
1991

Fuchs, Lawrence H.  The American Kaleidoscope:  Race, Ethnicity, and the Civic Culture.  Hanover, NH:  University Press of New England.

1992
Hall, Gwendolyn Midlo.  Africans in Colonial Louisiana:  The Development of Afro-Creole Culture in the Eighteenth Century.  Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University Press.
1993
Sanchez, George J.  Becoming Mexican American:  Ethnicity, Culture and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900-1945.  New York:  Oxford University Press.
1994
Kraut, Alan M.  Silent Travelers:  Germs, Genes, and the “Immigrant Menace.”  New York:  Basic Books.
1995
Salyer, Lucy E.  Laws Harsh as Tigers:  Chinese Immigrants and the Shaping of Modern Immigration Law.  Chapel Hill:  University of North Carolina Press.
1996
Morawska, Ewa.  Insecure Prosperity:  Small-Town Jews in Industrial America, 1890-1940.  Princeton:  Princeton University Press.
1997

Gjerde, Jon.  The Minds of the West: Ethnocultural Evolution in the Rural Middle West, 1830-1917. Chapel Hill:  University of North Carolina Press.           

1998
Gyory, Andrew. Closing the Gate:  Race, Politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act. Chapel Hill:  University of North Carolina Press.
1999
Games, Alison.  Migration and the Origgins of the English Atlantic World. Cambridge, Mass:  Harvard University Press.
2000

Foner, Nancy.  From Ellis Island to JFK:  New York’s Two Great Waves of Immigration.  New Haven: Yale University Press.

2001

Gerstle, Gary.  American Crucible:  Race and Nation in the Twentieth Century.  Princeton, N.J.:  Princeton University Press.

2002
Greenbaum. Susan.  More Than Black:  Afro-Cubans in Tampa.  Gainsville, FL:  University Press of Florida.
2003
Lee, Erika. At America’s Gates:  Chinese Immigration during the Exclusion Era, 1882-1943.  Chapel Hill:  University of North Carolina Press.
2004
Ngai, Mae.  Impossible Subjects:  Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America.  Princeton:  Princeton University Press.
2005
Azuma, Eiichiro.  Between Two Empires:  Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America.  New York:  Oxford University Press.
2006
Goldstein, Eric.  The Price of Whiteness:  Jews, Race, and the American Identity.  Princeton:  Princeton University Press.
2007
Barkan, Elliott.  From All Points:  America’s Immigrant West, 1870s-1952.  Princeton:  Princeton University Press.
2008
Varzally, Allyson.  Making a Non-White America:  Californians Coloring Outside Ethnic Lines, 1925-1955.  The University of California Press.
2009
Anna Pegler Gordon. In Sight of America:  Photography and the Development of U.S. Immigration Policy. The University of California Press.
2010
Dual awards: Jennifer Guglielmo, Living the Revolution: Italian Women’s Resistance and Radicalism in New York City, 1880-1945. University of North Carolina Press. Lorrin Thomas, Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth-Century New York City. University of Chicago Press.
2011
Andrea Geiger, Subverting Exclusion: Transpacific Encounters with Race, Caste, and Borders. 1885-1928. Yale University Press.
2013
Donna R. Gabbacia, Foreign Relations: Global Perspectives on American Immigration. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012
2014
Vivek Bald, Bengali Harlem: Exploring the Lost Histories of South Asian America
   

Past Recipients of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society Qualey Prize

            For the Outstanding Article in the Journal of American Ethnic History

Year
1987-1988

Barry Chiswick,   “The Labor Market Status of Hispanic Men”  7 (Fall, 1987)

1989-1990

Victor A. Walsh,   “‘Drowning the Shramrock’:  Drink, Teetotalism, and   the Irish Catholics of Gilded-Age Pittsburgh” 10 (Fall 1990 -Winter1991)

1991-1992
K Scott Wong, “Liang Qichao and the Chinese of America :  A Re-evaluation of his Selected Memoir of Travels in the New World,”  11 (Summer 1992)
1993-1994

Bettye Collier-Thomas and James Turner, “Race, Class and Color:  The African American Discourse on Identity,” 14 (Fall 1994)

1995-1996
Cheryl Greenberg, “Black and Jewish Response to Japanese Internment,” 14 (Winter 1995). 
1997-1998

James R. Barrett and David R. Roediger, “Inbetween Peoples:  Race, Nationality, and the ‘New Immigrant’ Working Class” 16 (Spring 1997)

1999-2001

David Gerber, "Epistolary Ethics: Personal Correspondence and the Culture of Emigration in the Nineteenth Century," JAEH 19:4 (Summer 2000)

2001-2002
Edward J.M. Rhoads for “’White Labor’ vs. ‘Coolie Labor’:  The ‘Chinese Question’ in Pennsylvania in the 1870s,” JAEH, 21:2 (Winter 2002).
2003-2004

Russell A. Kazal for “The Interwar Origins of the White Ethnic:  Race, Residence and German Philadelphia, 1917-1939, JAEH, 23:4 (Summer 2004), 78-131.

2005-2006
David Roediger and James Barnett for “The Irish and the ‘Americanization’ of New Immigrants in the streets and in the Churches of the Urban United States, 1900-1930” JAEH (Summer 2005).
2007-2008
Sam Erman, for "Meanings of Citizenship in the U.S. Empire:  Puerto Rico, Isabel Gonzalez, and the Supreme Court, 1898-1905,” JAEH, 27:4 (Summer 2008).
2009-2010
Julio Capó, Jr., “Queering Mariel: Mediating Cold War Foreign Policy and U.S. Citizenship among Cuba’s Homosexual Exile Community, 1978-1994.” JAEH 29:4 (Summer 2010).
2012-2013
Nancy Green, École Hautes des Études en Sciences Sociales, "Americans Abroad and the Uses of Citzenship: Paris, 1914-1940," JAEH 31:3 (Spring 2012)
 
     

    Past Recipients of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society's George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Research Award

    Year
     
    1996

    Russell Kazal (University of Pennsylvania) “Becoming Old Stock:  Religion and the Waning of German-American Identity in Philadelphia, 1900-1930.”

    1997
    Nancy C. Carnevale (Rutgers University)  “Living  in Translation:  Language and Italian Immigrants in the U.S., 1900-1968.”
    1998
    Richard Sukjoo Kim (University of Michigan) “The Dialecttics of Nationalism and Ethnicity:  Korean Immigration to the United States and Transnational Politics, 1882-1945.”
    1999
    Serena Ruth Zabin (Rutgers University) “Places of Exchange:  Race, Gender and New York City, 1700-1765.”
    2000
    Daniel A. Gebler (University of Southern California)  "Redefining Jewish Space in Los Angeles: Negotiating Identity in a Twentieth Century American Metropolis."
    2001
    Anna Pegler-Gorden (university of Michigan) “In Sight of America:  Photography and U.S. Immigration Policy, 1880-1930”
    2002

    Jennifer Guglielmo (University of Minnesota) “Negotiating Gender, Race, and Coalition:  Italian Women and Working-Class Politics in new York City, 1880-1914”

    2003
    Vadim Koukouchkine (Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario) “Peasants on the Move:  Slavic Labour Migration from the Russian Empire to Canada”
    2004
    Julia Maria Schiavone Camacho (University of Texas, El Paso) “Mexicans and Chinese in the Formation of Gender, Race and Nation in the U.S.-Mexican Borderlands, 1910-1940)
    2005
    David J. LaVigne (University of Minnesota) “Black Mesabi:  Race, Ethnicity and Nation on the Mesabi Iron Range” AND John W. Weber III,  (College of William and Mary) “The Shadow of the Revolution:  South Texas, the Mexican American Working Class”
    2006
    Arissa H. Oh (University of Chicago) “Into the Arms of America:  Adoption from Korea, 1950-1969”
    2007
    Rachel Kranson (New York University) “Grappling with the Good Life:  Anxieties of Jewish Affluence and Consumption in Postwar America, 1945-1967”
    2008
    Danielle Battisti (SUNY, Buffalo) “Manipulating Immigration Restriction in Postwar America:  Italian Americans and Italian Immigration, 1945-1965”
    2009

    Hidetaka Hirota:  “’To any place beyond sea where he belongs’:  Nativism, Citizenship, and the Deportation of Paupers in Massachusetts, 1848-1877”

    2010
    Jared Toney (Univ. of Toronto). “Locating Diaspora: Afro-Caribbean Migration and the Transnational Dialectics of Community in North America, 1910-1929.”
    2011
    Marieke Polfliet (University of Nice Sophia Antopolis , France). “Emigration and Politicization: French Migrants in New York and New Orleans in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century (1803-1860).”
    2012
    Adam Goodman (University of Pennsylvania). “Mexican Migration and the Rise of the Deportation Regime, 1942-2010.”
    2013
    Kristina Poznan, College of William and Mary, "Becoming Immigrant Nation Builders; The Advancement of Austria-Hungry's National Projects in the United States, 1880s-1920s"
      Mayra Avita, University of California San Diego, "Political Comadrazgo: Chicana Networks, Gender Politics, and Ethinic Identity in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles"
    2014
    Cecilia Márquez, (U. Virginia) “Southern Transformations: Latino/as, African Americans and the Making of the U.S. South, 1945-1970”
       Barry McCarron, (Georgetown U.) “The Global Irish and Chinese: Migration, Exclusion, and Foreign Relations Among Empires”
       
     
    Past Recipients of The OAH-IEHS John Higham Travel Grant
    Year
    2005
    Victoria Cain, Columbia University;
    Christopher McKnight Nicols, University of Virginia;
    Nicholas G. Rosenthal, University of California, Los Angeles
    2006
    Brian Behnken, University of California, Davis;                                                                   
    Evan Matthew Daniel, New School for Social Research;                                                 
    Robert McGreevey, Brandeis University
    2007
    Magdalena Marinari, University of Kansas;                                                                        
    Erick Schlereth, Brandeis University;                                                                             
    Stephen Mak, Northwestern University
    2008
    Gustavo Licon, University of Southern California;                                                              
    Stacy L. Bondurant, George Washington University;                                                   
    Mayumi Hoshino, Indiana University
    2009
    Hidetaka Hirota, Boston College;
    Donald W. Maxwell, Indiana University;

    Elaine Nelson, University of New Mexico

    2010
    Aaron Cavin, University of Michigan;
    Shira Miriam Kohn, New York University;
    Julian Lim, Cornell University
    2011
    Mimi Cowan, Boston College;
    Joseph Solomon Moore II, University of North Carolina-Greensboro;
    William Sturkey, Ohio State University
    2012
    Aaron Bryant, University of Maryland;
      Cynthia Greenlee-Donnell, Duke University;
    2013
    Kritika Agarwal, SUNY Buffalo;
    Grainne McEvoy, Boston College;
    Adam Goodman , University of Pennslyvania
    2014
    Brandon Gauthier, Fordham University;
      Kristina Karin Shull, University of California, Irvine;
      Israel Pastrana, University of California, San Diego
       
     
    Outstanding Dissertation Award
    2014
    Julian Lim, “The ‘Future Immense:’ Race and Immigration in the Multiracial U.S. – Mexico Borderlands”
    September 2, 2014
    Journal of American Ethnic History

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