Scholarly Publishing: “Association of American Publishers (AAP) Names Five Excellence Award Winners For 2020 PROSE Awards”
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) today announced the winners of the PROSE Excellence Awards, which recognize scholarly publications that are best in class in five categories: Biological & Life Sciences, Humanities, Physical Sciences & Mathematics, Reference Works, and Social Sciences.
The PROSE Awards Program’s top prize, the prestigious R.R. Hawkins Award, will be named shortly.
A panel of 19 judges reviewed more than 630 entries to this year’s PROSE Awards program, elevating works that speak to the breadth, depth, and criticality of scholarly publishing. Throughout February, AAP has announced the results of its program, narrowing the field from 157 Finalists to 49 Subject Category winners, to today’s five Excellence Award winners.
2020 PROSE Award Winners For Excellence
PROSE Award for Excellence in Biological & Life Sciences
Clinical Psychopharmacology: Principles and Practice
S. Nassir Ghaemi
Oxford University Press
PROSE Award for Excellence in Humanities
Leonardo da Vinci Rediscovered
Carmen C. Bambach
Yale University Press
PROSE Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences & Mathematics
99 Variations on a Proof
Princeton University Press
PROSE Award for Excellence in Reference Works
Roman Architecture and Urbanism: From the Origins to Late Antiquity
Fikret Yegül, Diane Favro
Cambridge University Press
PROSE Award for Excellence in Social Sciences
The Cult of the Constitution
Mary Anne Franks
Stanford University Press
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