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Alpha Sigma Nu Book Awards

Congratulations to the 2016 Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award winners!

We are proud to announce the winners in this year's Alpha Sigma Nu Book Awards competition.  Among the many outstanding entries, these four books stood out to judges as examples of scholarship at its best on our Jesuit campuses.

2016 Book Award Winners

Thank you to all applicants in the 2016 Book Awards. Congratulations to the winners, who each receive $1,000 scholarships and commemorative plaques, with our congratulations for their exemplary contribution to their field!

Click on each book below to learn more about the book, the author, and to read our judges' praise for the entries.


Shalendra D. Sharma, University of San Francisco

(Cambridge University Press, 2014)

Antonia Darder, Loyola Marymount University

(Routledge, 2015)


Jeffrey Shulman, Georgetown University

(Yale University Press, 2014)


Katherine Moran and Rosanne Burson, University of Detroit Mercy

(Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2014)

Apply for the 2017 Book Awards

Find the application for the 2017 Book Awards in the category of "The Humanities" here.