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Alpha Sigma Nu Book Awards

Announcing the 2015 Book Award Winners

Thank you to all the applicants in the 2015 Book Awards. This year garnered exceptional book entries in the fields of the natural sciences, social sciences, and mathematics and computer sciences.

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.


Jie Jack Li, University of San Francisco

(Oxford University Press, 2014)


Mary Elaine Hegland, Santa Clara University

(Standford University Press, 2014)


Adair Dingle, Seattle University

(CRC Press, 2014)


Sharlene Hesse-Biber, Boston College

(The University of Michigan Press, 2014)


The 2016 Application is Now Available

The 2016 Alpha Sigma Nu Book Awards will honor scholarly works in the category of "Professional Studies." The deadline to apply is March 1, 2016.