Awards

An Argument for Same-Sex Marriage, Emily R. Gill

  • The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Notable Publication Award

 

The Future of Ethics: Sustainability, Social Justice, and Religious Creativity, Willis Jenkins

  • 2014 American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence, Constructive-Reflective Studies

 

Collaborative Public Management: New Strategies for Local Governments, Robert Agranoff and Michael McGuire

  • 2014 American Political Science Association's Martha Derthick Best Book Award

 

Moral Evil, Andrew Michael Flescher

  • 2013 PROSE Award for Theology & Religious Studies
  • Third Place, Theology, 2014 Catholic Press Association Book Awards

 

Handbook of Roman Catholic Moral Terms, James T. Bretzke, SJ

  • Second Place, Reference Books, 2014 Catholic Press Association Book Awards

 

The Development of Moral Theology: Five Strands, Charles E. Curran

  • Honorable Mention, Social Teaching, 2014 Catholic Press Association Book Awards

 

Using Numbers in Arabic, Jamal Ali

  • First Place, Typographic Text, Commercial and Large Non-Profit, 2014 Washington Book Publishers Book Design & Effectiveness Awards

 

Bridging Troubled Waters: China, Japan, and Maritime Order in the East China Sea, James Manicom

  • Honorable Mention, Typographic Text, Commercial and Large Non-Profit, 2014 Washington Book Publishers Book Design & Effectiveness Awards

 

Public Values and Public Interest: Counterbalancing Economic Individualism, Barry Bozeman

  • 2013 Public Administration Section of American Political Science Association's Herbert Simon Book Award

 

Federal Management Reform in a World of Contradictions, Beryl A. Radin

  • Winner, 2013 Best Book Award from Section for Public Administration Research, American Society for Public Administration

 

The Ethics of Interrogation: Professional Responsibility in an Age of Terror, Paul Lauritzen

  • 2014 Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award for Philosophy/Ethics
  • Third Place, Faithful Citizenship, 2014 Catholic Press Association Book Awards

 

Law's Virtues: Fostering Autonomy and Solidarity in American Society, Cathleen Kaveny

  • First Place, Faithful Citizenship, Catholic Press Association 2013 Book Awards

 

Kinship Across Borders: A Christian Ethic of Immigration, Kristin E. Heyer

  • Third Place, Catholic Social Teaching, Catholic Press Association 2013 Book Awards

 

Spying in America: Espionage from the Revolutionary War to the Dawn of the Cold War, Michael J. Sulick

  • First Place, Illustrated Jacket/Cover, Large Nonprofit Publishers, Washington Book Publishers Design Awards 2013
  • Second Place, Typographic Text, Commercial and Large Nonprofit Publishers, Washington Book Publishers Design Awards 2013

 

Sexual Ethics: A Theological Introduction, Todd A. Salzman and Michael G. Lawler

  • Third Place, Illustrated Jacket/Cover, Large Nonprofit Publishers, Washington Book Publishers Design Awards 2013

Fundamentos y modelos del estudio pragmático y sociopragmática del español, Susana de los Heros and Mercedes Niño-Murcia

  • Third Place, Technical Text, Large Nonprofit Publishers, Washington Book Publishers Design Awards 2013

 

Why Peace Fails: The Causes and Prevention of Civil War Recurrence, Charles T. Call

  • Second Place, Typographic Jacket/Cover, Large Nonprofit Publishers, Washington Book Publishers Design Awards 2012

 

Christianity in Evolution: An Exploration, Jack Mahoney

  • First Place, Illustrated Jacket/Cover, Large Nonprofit Publishers, Washington Book Publishers Design Awards 2012
  • Third Place, Theology, 2012 Catholic Press Association Book Awards
  • Honorable Mention, Theology & Religious Studies, 2012 PROSE Awards

 

Afghan Endgames: Strategy and Policy Choices for America's Longest War, Hy Rothstein and John Arquilla

  • Honorable Mention, Illustrated Jacket/Cover, Large Nonprofit Publishers, Washington Book Publishers Design Awards 2012

 

Water: Asia's New Battleground, Brahma Chellaney

  • Winner of the Asia Society's 2012 Bernard Schwartz Book Award

 

The Dynamics of Performance Management: Constructing Information and Reform, Donald P. Moynihan

  • Winner of the 2012 Public Administration Section of American Political Science Association's Herbert Simon Book Award
  • Winner of the 2009 Best Book Award from the Public and Non-Profit Division of the Academy of Management

 

How Information Matters: Networks and Public Policy Innovation, Kathleen Hale

  • Winner of the 2012 Best Book Award by the Academy of Management, Public and Nonprofit Division

 

The Social Mission of the US Catholic Church, Charles Curran

  • Third Place, Social Concerns, 2012 Catholic Press Association Book Awards

 

Public Administration: Traditions of Inquiry and Philosophies of Knowledge, Norma M. Riccucci  

  • Winner of the Public Administration's Section on Public Administration Research 2012 Best Book Award

 

Dangerous Times?: International Politics of Great Power Peace, Christopher J. Fettweis

  • Selected as an Outstanding title by 2011 University Press Books, Selected for Public and Secondary School Libraries

 

Out and Running: Gay and Lesbian Candidates, Elections, and Policy Representation, Donald P. Haider-Markel

  • Selected as an Outstanding title by 2011 University Press Books, Selected for Public and Secondary School Libraries

 

A History of Georgetown University: The Complete Three-Volume Set, 1789-1989, Robert Emmett Curran

  • Best in Show, Washington Book Publishers Book Design and Effectiveness Awards 2011 
  • First Place, Illustrated Text, Large Nonprofit Publishers, Washington Book Publishers Book Design and Effectiveness Awards 2011

 

Alif Baa: An Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds, Third Edition, Kristen Brustad, Mahmoud Al-Batal, and Abbas Al-Tonsi

  • First Place, Technical Text, Large Nonprofit Publishers, Washington Book Publishers Book Design and Effectiveness Awards 2011

 

After We Die: The Life and Times of the Human Cadaver, Norman L. Cantor

  • First Place, Illustrated Cover, Large Nonprofit Publishers, Washington Book Publishers Book Design and Effectiveness Awards 2011
  • Honorable Mention, 2010 American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence in Law and Legal Studies

 

An Introduction to Moroccan Arabic and Culture, Abdellah Chekayri

  • Second Place, Illustrated Cover, Large Nonprofit Publishers, Washington Book Publishers Book Design and Effectiveness Awards 2011

 

Where is Knowing Going?: The Horizons of the Knowing Subject, John Haughey, SJ

  • Winner of the 2010 Catholic Press Association Award: First Place in Education

 

Immortal: A Military History of Iran and Its Armed Forces, Steven R. Ward

  • Selected Entry for Jackets/Covers, 2010 American Association of University Presses Book, Jacket, and Journal Show

 

Catholic Moral Theology in the United States: A History, Charles Curran

  • Winner of the 2008 American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence in Theology and Religion
  • First Place, Best Book in History, Catholic Press Association 2009 Book Awards
  • Second Place, Large Nonprofit, Illustrated Covers or Jackets, Washington Book Publishers Book Design and Effectiveness Awards 2009

 

The Sexual Person: Toward a Renewed Catholic Anthropology, Todd A. Salzman and Michael G. Lawler

  • First Place, Best Book in Theology, Catholic Press Association 2009 Book Awards

 

Beyond Compare: St. Francis de Sales and Śrī Vedānta Deśika on Loving Surrender to God, Francis X. Clooney, SJ

  • Second Place, Best Book in Theology, Catholic Press Association 2009 Book Awards

 

Governance in Dark Times: Practical Philosophy for Public Service, Camilla Stivers

  • Winner of the 2008 Louis Brownlow Book Award from the National Academy of Public Administration

 

National Health Insurance in the United States and Canada: Race, Territory, and the Roots of Difference, Gerard W. Boychuk

  • Winner of the 2009 Donald V. Smiley Prize for the best book in political science from the Canadian Political Science Association

 

How Management Matters: Street-Level Bureaucrats and Welfare Reform, Norma M. Riccucci

  • Winner of the 2009 Herbert A. Simon Best Book Awardfrom the American Political Science Association

 

Refugee Rights: Ethics, Advocacy, and Africa, David Hollenbach, SJ, Editor

  • First Place, Large Nonprofit, Illustrated Covers or Jackets, Washington Book Publishers Book Design and Effectiveness Awards 2009

 

Bonds of Affection: Civic Charity and the Making of America—Winthrop, Jefferson, and Lincoln, Matthew S. Holland

  • Selected as an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Magazine

 

Working World: Careers in International Education, Exchange, and Development, Sherry L. Mueller, Mark Overmann

  • Finalist for Foreword Magazine’s 2008 Career Book of the Year Award

 

Managing within Networks: Adding Value to Public Organizations, Robert Agranoff

  •  Winner of the 2008 Best Book Award, given by the Section on Public Administration Research of the American Society for Public Administration
  • Winner of the Best Book Award from the Public and Nonprofit Division of the Academy of Management

 

The Politics of Unfunded Mandates: Whither Federalism?, Paul L. Posner

  • Winner of the 2008 Martha Derthick Best Book Award, given by the Section on Federalism and Intergovernmental Management of the American Political Science Association

 

Medieval Islamic Medicine, Peter E. Pormann and Emilie Savage-Smith

  • Joint Winner of the 2007 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Prize for Middle Eastern Studies

 

Faith and Force: A Christian Debate about War, David L. Clough and Brian Stiltner

  • Second Place, Best Book in Theology, Catholic Press Association 2008 Book Awards

 

John Cuthbert Ford, SJ: Moral Theologian at the End of the Manualist Era, Eric Marcelo O. Genilo, SJ

  • Honorable Mention, Book by a First-Time Author, Catholic Press Association 2008 Book Awards

 

United States Welfare Policy: A Catholic Response, Thomas J. Massaro, SJ

  • Honorable Mention, Best Book on Social Concerns, Catholic Press Association 2008 Book Awards

 

The Sanctity of Human Life, David Novak

  • First Place, Large Nonprofit, Typographical Covers or Jackets, Washington Book Publishers Book Design and Effectiveness Awards 2008

 

African American Bioethics: Culture, Race, and Identity, Lawrence J. Prograis Jr., MD, and Edmund D. Pellegrino, MD, Editors

  • First Place, Large Nonprofit, Illustrated Covers or Jackets, Washington Book Publishers Book Design and Effectiveness Awards 2008

 

Agenda Setting, the UN, and NGOs: Gender Violence and Reproductive Rights, Jutta M. Joachim

  • Third Place, Large Nonprofit, Typographical Covers or Jackets, Washington Book Publishers Book Design and Effectiveness Awards 2008

 

Analyzing the Grammar of English, Third Edition, Richard V. Teschner and Eston E. Evans

  • Third Place, Large Nonprofit, Typographical Text, Washington Book Publishers Book Design and Effectiveness Awards 2008

Ronald Leow, editor of Little Words, has been awarded the Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.

Paul Posner, author of The Politics of Unfunded Mandates, has been awarded the Daniel Elazar Distinguished Federalism Scholar Award by the Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations Section of the American Political Science Association.

Beryl Radin, series editor of the Public Management and Change series received the Public Management Research Association's career achievement award.

Robert Veatch, GU Press board member and author of Transplantation Ethics, will be awarded a lifetime achievement award by the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities in 2008.

Georgetown University Press came in at # 3 on the Top Ten Best Book Publishing Companies to Work For in the United States 2008 as selected by Book Business Magazine.