The Suzanne J. Levinson Prize is to be awarded biennially for a book in the history of the life sciences and natural history. For 2020, the book must have been written in the previous 4 years to be eligible, meaning books written in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 can be nominated. In establishing the prize, Mark Levinson honors his wife Suzanne J. Levinson, who was especially interested in the history of evolutionary theory, microbiology, and botany. Check the nomination form below for the deadline.
Past Winners of the Levinson Prize
|2018||Evelleen Richards, Darwin and the Making of Sexual Selection (University of Chicago Press, 2017)|
|2016||Nick Hopwood, Haeckel’s Embryos: Images, Evolution, and Fraud (University of Chicago Press, 2015)|
|2014||Daniela Bleichmar, Visible Empire: Botanical Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Hispanic Enlightenment (University of Chicago Press, 2012)|
|2012||Martin Rudwick, Worlds before Adam: The Reconstruction of Geohistory in the Age of Reform (University of Chicago Press, 2008)|
|2010||Gregory Radick, The Simian Tongue: The Long Debate about Animal Language (University of Chicago Press, 2007)|
|2008||Hannah Landecker, Culturing Life: How Cells Became Technologies (Harvard University Press, 2007)|
|2006||Sandra Herbert, Charles Darwin, Geologist (Cornell University Press, 2005)|
Selected Books of Past Winners
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