Past Prize Winners & Award Recipients
MACLAS 2008 Prize & Award Committees and Prize Winners & Award Recipients
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: Andrew Wood and James Baer for “Strength in Numbers: Urban Rent Strikes and Political Transformation in the Americas, 1904-1925,” Journal of Urban History 32:6 (2006)
James Street Prize
The James Street Prize is awarded for the best article published in Latin American Essays.
James Street Prize Winner: Jeffrey Pugh for “Vectors of Contestation: Social Movements and Party Systems in Ecuador and Colombia.”
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.
John D. Martz III Prize Winner: Lezlie Shackell of Howard University for “El Pueblo Afroecuatoriano: su situación actual y las medidas nacionales e internacionales para reformarla.”
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: Kristin Corcoran of the College of William and Mary for “Un desafío para la memoria: la víctima y la nación argentina en la película, ‘Crónica de una fuga’.”