HAMILTON BOOK AUTHOR AWARDS WINNERS

Past Winners of the Hamilton Awards

Since 1997, the University Co-op Hamilton Book Author Awards have recognized the outstanding scholarship and creativity of University of Texas at Austin faculty and staff members. The diverse intellectual capital of the university can be seen in the list of prize-winning books which range from the sciences to humanities, arts, business and more. 

 

2013

Grand Prize Winner: Julia E. Guernsey, "Sculpture and Social Dynamics in Preclassic Mesoamerica"

2012

Grand Prize Winner: James Pennebaker, "The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say about Us"

2011

Grand Prize Winner: L. Michael White, "Scripting Jesus: The Gospels in Rewrite"

2010

Grand Prize Winner: Shirley Thompson, "Exiles at Home The Struggle to Become American in Creole New Orleans"

2009

Grand Prize Winner: Thomas McGarity and Wendy Wagner, "Bending Science: How Special Interests Corrupt Public Health Research"

2008

Grand Prize Winner: Denise Schmandt-Besserat, "When Writing Met Art: From Symbol to Story"

2007

Grand Prize Winner: Evan Carton, "Patriotic Treason: John Brown and the Soul of America"

2006

Grand Prize Winner: L. Michael White, "From Jesus to Christianity: The First Christians"

2005

Grand Prize Winner: Eric Pianka, "Lizards: Windows to the Evolution of Diversity"

2004

Grand Prize Winner: Jeffrey Smith, "Sensuous Worship: Jesuits and the Early Catholic Reformation in German"

2003

Grand Prize Winner: Philip Bobbitt, "Achilles Shield: War, Peace and the Course of History"

2002

Grand Prize Winner: Mounira Charrad, "States and Women's Rights: The Making of Post-colonial Tunisia"

2001

Grand Prize Winner: Lucas Power, "The Warren Court and American Politics"

2000

Grand Prize Winner: A.P. Martinich, "Hobbes: A Biography"

1999

Grand Prize Winner: Linda Dalrymple, "Duchamp in Context: Science and Technology in the "Large Glass" and Related Works"

1998

Grand Prize Winner: Neil Foley, "The White Scourge: Mexicans, Blacks, and Poor Whites in Texas Cotton Culture"

1997

Grand Prize Winner: Robert Kane, "The Significance of Free Will"