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Study of the American Experience

Press Releases

2014 Book Prize Award

February 17, 2014
Washington College Announces $50,000 Book Prize Finalists
May 20, 2014
George Washington Book Prize Goes to Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy
November 6, 2014
College Celebrates the Winner of the 2014 Book Prize

2013 Book Prize Award

February 15, 2013
Washington College Announces $50,000 Book Prize Finalists
May 21, 2013
George Washington Book Prize Goes to Stephen Brumwell
October 14, 2013
George Washington Book Prize Celebration

2012 Book Prize Award

February 22, 2012
Washington College Announces $50,000 Book Prize Finalists 
June 4, 2012
George Washington Book Prize Goes to Maya Jasanoff
November 8, 2012
George Washington Book Prize Celebration

2011 Book Prize Award

February 25, 2011
Washington College Announces $50,000 Book Prize Finalists 
May 24, 2011
George Washington Book Prize Goes to Pauline Maier
September 2, 2011
George Washington Book Prize Celebration

2010 Book Prize Award

February 19, 2010
Washington College Announces $50,000 Book Prize Finalists
 
May 20, 2010
$50,000 George Washington Book Prize Awarded to Richard Beeman 
for Plain Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution 

2009 Book Prize Award

February 19, 2009
Washington College Announces $50,000 Book Prize Finalists
May 28, 2009
$50,000 George Washington Book Prize Awarded to Annette Gordon-Reed for
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family 

2008 Book Prize Award

February 22, 2008
Washington College Announces $50,000 Book Prize Finalists
May 29, 2008
$50,000 George Washington Book Prize Awarded to Marcus Rediker 
for The Slave Ship

2007 Book Prize Award

February 15, 2007
Joan Smith Appointed George Washington Book Prize Coordinator
February 19, 2007
Washington College Announces $50 Thousand Book Prize Finalists 
May 22, 2007
$50,000 George Washington Book Prize Awarded to Charles Rappleye 
for Sons of Providence 

2006 Book Prize Award

May 15, 2006
Finalists Selected for the $50,000 George Washington Book Prize
May 24, 2006
2006 George Washington Book Prize Awarded to Stacy Schiff for A Great Improvisation
August 4, 2006
Ben Franklin’s French Adventure: George Washington Book Prize Celebration Honors Author Stacy Schiff, September 14-15 
December 20, 2006
Starr Center Donates 50+ Books to Miller Library …

2005 Book Prize Award

May 7, 2005
Historian Ron Chernow Awarded First Annual George Washington Book Prize for Alexander Hamilton
May 8, 2005
Biography of Ron Chernow: George Washington Book Prize Winner forAlexander Hamilton
August 12, 2005
Author Ron Chernow Examines Alexander Hamilton, “The Man Who Imagined Modern America,” September 15