Awards

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

  • 2014 Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award for Philosophy/Ethics


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 ExplorationJack 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 BattlegroundBrahma Chellaney

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

 

The Dynamics of Performance Management: Constructing Information and ReformDonald 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 InnovationKathleen Hale

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

 

The Social Mission of the US Catholic ChurchCharles Curran

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

 

Public Administration: Traditions of Inquiry and Philosophies of KnowledgeNorma M. Riccucci  

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

 

Dangerous Times?: International Politics of Great Power PeaceChristopher 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 RepresentationDonald 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, 1789-1989Robert 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 EditionKristen 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 CadaverNorman 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 CultureAbdellah 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 HistoryCharles 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 AnthropologyTodd 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 GodFrancis 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 DifferenceGerard 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 ReformNorma M. Riccucci

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

 

Refugee Rights: Ethics, Advocacy, and AfricaDavid 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 LincolnMatthew 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 OrganizationsRobert 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 MedicinePeter 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 EraEric Marcelo O. Genilo, SJ

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

 

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

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

 

The Sanctity of Human LifeDavid Novak

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

 

African American Bioethics: Culture, Race, and IdentityLawrence 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 EditionRichard 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.