Every year the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance accepts nominations for materials published in the field of New Jersey studies for its Author Awards. The awards are meant to recognize works that reflect a new understanding of New Jersey's history and culture, demonstrate evidence of original research in the application of New Jersey resources and/or reveal new insights into a topic.
We are proud to announce the winning authors and publications for 2012:
Non-fiction scholarly category:
Thomas A. McCabe. Miracle on High Street: the Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark, N.J., Bronx, N.Y.: Fordham University Press, 2010, 2011.
Non-fiction popular category:
Clifford W. Zink. The Roebling Legacy, Princeton: Princeton Landmark Pub., 2011.
Edited works category:
Maxine N. Lurie. New Jersey Anthology, 2nd ed. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rivergate Press, Rutgers University Press, 2010.
Donald Sinclair, comp. and David Fowler, ed. Railroads and New Jersey: A Bibliography of Contemporary Publications, 1812-1901, New Brunswick: Rutgers Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries, 2011.
The winners will be present at a panel discussion to be held in the Pane Room of Alexander Library at Rutgers University (169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ) on Tuesday, December 4 at 4:15 p.m.
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