Awards and Reviews
Columbia University Press books are routinely covered in major press outlets including the New York Times Book Review, The Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, and in newspapers and magazines around the world.
The Press routinely receives book awards and prizes from the major academic societies that represent the areas in which it publishes. Over the past ten years, Columbia University Press has regularly had winners of the American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion, Modern Language Association prizes, PROSE awards, Choice Outstanding Academic Titles, the International Studies Association, Association for Asian Studies, and American Historical Association awards, and numerous translation prizes.
There are many award-winning titles on Columbia Scholarship Online, including:
- Adam Clulow, The Company and the Shogun: The Dutch Encounter with Tokugawa Japan – winner of the Humanities Book Prize by the International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS), the FEEGI Book Prize from the Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction, and the Jerry Bentley Prize in World History from the American Historical Association, 2015
- Suk-Young Kim, DMZ Crossing: Performing Emotional Citizenship Along the Korean Border – winner of the Outstanding Book Award from the Association for Theatre in Higher Education, 2015
- Robert Sitton, Lady in the Dark: Iris Barry and the Art of Film – winner of the PROSE Awards in Biography & Autobiography 2015
- Banu Bargu, Starve and Immolate: The Politics of Human Weapons – winner of the Best First Book Prize from the Foundations of Political Theory Section of the American Political Science Association, 2015
- Dana Burde, Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan – winner of the Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award from the Comparative and International Education Society, and W. Gabriel Carras Research Award from NYU, 2015
- Minae Mizumura, The Fall of Language in the Age of English – one of Flavorwire's 10 Must-Read Academic Books, 2015
- Mark L. Clifford, The Greening of Asia: The Business Case for Solving Asia's Environmental Emergency – winner of the Columbia University School of Journalism's Chris Welles Prize, 2015
- Gaurav Desai, Commerce with the Universe: Africa, India, and the Afrasian Imagination – winner of the American Comparative Literature Association's René Wellek Prize Prize, 2014
- Andrew Quintman, The Yogin and the Madman: Reading the Biographical Corpus of Tibet's Great Saint Milarepa – winner of the American Academy of Religion's Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion for Textual Studies, and of the Samuel & Ronnie Heyman Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Publication, 2014
- Elaine Miller, Head Cases: Julia Kristeva on Philosophy and Art in Depressed Times – winner of the American Board and Academy of Psychoanalysis Book Prize, 2014
- Stephen Schyer, Fantasies of the New Class: Ideologies of Professionalism in Post-World War II American Fiction – co-winner of the Canadian Association for American Studies's Robert K. Martin Prize for Best Book, 2012
- John T. E. Richardson, Howard Andrew Knox: Pioneer of Intelligence Testing at Ellis Island – an International Society for the History of the Neurosciences's Outstanding Book in the History of the Neurosciences, 2012