Bandelier/Lavrin Award

Bandelier/Lavrin Book Prize in Colonial Latin American History

Named to honor two pioneers in the history of the Spanish American empire, the first working in the early days of the field, the second who forged a path in colonial history and served as a model for female historians in the profession, this prize is awarded to the outstanding book published by a member of the association in the previous calendar year on the subject of colonial Latin American history. Deadline: February 6, 2017.

Prize Committee:
Frances Ramos, University of South Florida
Mailing Address:
Department of History
4202 E Fowler Ave SOC 107
Tampa, FL 33620-8100

Alcira Dueñas, The Ohio State University
Mailing Address:
583 Mawyer Drive
Columbus, OH 43085

Martha Few, Penn State University
Mailing Address:
108 Weaver Building
Department of History
University Park, PA 16802

Previous Award Winners:

2016 Ann Twinam, University of Texas at Austin

Purchasing Whiteness: Pardos, Mulattos, and the Quest for Social Mobility in the Spanish Indies


Honorable Mention: Martha Few, University of Arizona

For All of Humanity: Mesoamerican and Colonial Medicine in Enlightenment Guatemala