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Peggy O’Brien Book Prize

IAAS Vice-Chair Dara Downey and winner of the 2017 Book Prize, Dan Geary

The IAAS is pleased to announce that the 2017 Peggy O’Brien Book Prize was awarded to Daniel Geary for his book Beyond Civil Rights: The Moynihan Report and its Legacy.

Daniel Geary is Mark Pigott Associate Professor in U.S. History at Trinity College Dublin and is also the author of Radical Ambition: C. Wright Mills, the Left, and American Social Thought.








Past winners

2015: Alan Gibbs for Contemporary American Trauma Narratives

Alan Gibb prize





2013: Catherine Gander for Muriel Rukeyser and Documentary: the Poetics of Connection.

Peggy O'Brien and Catherine Gander