Past Prize Winners & Award Recipients
MACLAS 2006 Prize & Award Committees and Prize Winners & Award Recipients
Arthur P. Whitaker Prize
The Arthur P. Whitaker Prize is awarded for the best book published in the previous two years by a MACLAS member who has been a member in good standing for the past two years.
Arthur P. Whitaker Prize Winner: Regina Root of the College of William and Mary for The Latin American Fashion Reader (Berg Publishers, 2005)
Harold Eugene Davis Prize
The Harold Eugene Davis Prize is awarded for the best book chapter or article published in the previous two years by a member who has been in good standing for the past two years.
Harold Eugene Davis Prize Winner: Henry J. Frundt of Ramapo College of New Jersey for “Toward a Hegemonic Resolution in the Banana Trade,” International Political Science Review 26:2 (2005)
James Street Prize
The James Street Prize is awarded for the best article published in Latin American Essays.
James Street Prize Winners: Anna Indych-López of City University of New York for “Mexican Curios: Rivera, Orozco, Siqueiros, and the Mexican Arts Exhibition of 1930-32” and Brian Greenan of the University of Maryland Baltimore County for “Crisis and Contention in Contemporary Ecuador: An Analysis of Two Distinctive Social Movements.”
John D. Martz III Prize
The John D. Martz III Prize is awarded for the best paper submitted to the conference by a graduate student.
The John D. Martz III Prize was not awarded this year.
Juan Espadas Prize
The Juan Espadas Prize is awarded for the best paper submitted to the conference by an undergraduate student.
Juan Espadas Prize Winner: Susanna Thornton of the University of Mary Washington for “Chinese Immigrants in Colonial Cuba: Another Side of the Cultural Prism.”