See the news release about the 2012 Hamilton Book Author Awards.

Grand Prize Winner

  • James W. Pennebaker, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
    “The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us” ; Bloomsbury Press


  • John C. Abbott, Section of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
    “Damselflies of Texas: A Field Guide”, University of Texas Press
  • Sheldon Ekland-Olson, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
    “Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides?: Abortion, Neonatal Care, Assisted Dying, and Capital Punishment”; Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group
  • Raymond L. Neubauer, School of Biological Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
    “Evolution and the Emergent Self: The Rise of Complexity and Behavioral Versatility in Nature”; Columbia University Press
  • Circe D. Sturm, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
    “Becoming Indian: The Struggle over Cherokee Identity in the Twenty-first Century”; SAR Press (School for Advanced Research)