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Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize

2011 David Fleming, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, for From Form to Meaning: Freshman Composition and the Long Sixties, 1957–1974 (Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, 2011)
Honorable mention: Ellen Cushman, Michigan State University, for The Cherokee Syllabary: Writing the People’s Perseverance (Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 2011)
2010 Jane Stanley, University of California, Berkeley, for The Rhetoric of Remediation: Negotiating Entitlement and Access to Higher Education (Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, 2010)
2009 Robert E. Cummings, University of Mississippi, for Lazy Virtues: Teaching Writing in the Age of Wikipedia (Vanderbilt Univ. Press, 2009)
Honorable mention: Walter H. Beale, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, for Learning from Language: Symmetry, Asymmetry, and Literary Humanism (Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, 2009)
2008 Jennifer Seibel Trainor, San Francisco State University, for Rethinking Racism: Emotion, Persuasion, and Literacy Education in an All-White High School (Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 2008)
Honorable mention: LuMing Mao, Miami University, and Morris Young, University of Wisconsin, Madison, editors, for Representations: Doing Asian American Rhetoric (Utah State Univ. Press, 2008)
2007 John L. Schilb, Indiana University, for Rhetorical Refusals: Defying Audiences' Expectations (Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 2007)
Honorable mention: Byron Hawk, George Mason University, for A Counter-history of Composition: Toward Methodologies of Complexity (Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, 2007)
2006 Janet Alsup, Purdue University, for Teacher Identity Discourses: Negotiating Personal and Professional Spaces (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates and National Council of Teachers of English, 2006)
2005 Jean Ferguson Carr, University of Pittsburgh, Stephen L. Carr, University of Pittsburgh, and Lucille M. Schultz, University of Cincinnati, for Archives of Instruction: Nineteenth-Century Rhetorics, Readers, and Composition Books in the United States (Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 2005)
2004 David Bartholomae, University of Pittsburgh, for Writing on the Margins: Essays on Composition and Teaching (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2004)
2003 Catherine Prendergast, University of Illinois, Urbana, for Literacy and Racial Justice: The Politics of Learning after Brown vs. Board of Education (Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 2003)
Honorable mention: Gerald Graff, University of Illinois, Chicago, for Clueless in Academe: How Schooling Obscures the Life of the Mind (Yale Univ. Press, 2003)
2002 Ruth Spack, Bentley College, for America’s Second Tongue: American Indian Education and the Ownership of English, 1860–1900 (Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2002)
2001 Deborah Brandt, University of Wisconsin, Madison, for Literacy in American Lives (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2001)
2000 Jacqueline Jones Royster, Ohio State University, for Traces of a Stream: Literacy and Social Change among African American Women (Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, 2000)
1999 A. Suresh Canagarajah, Baruch College, City University of New York, for Resisting Linguistic Imperialism in English Teaching (Oxford Univ. Press, 1999)
1998 Sharon Crowley, Penn State University, for Composition in the University: Historical and Polemical Essays (Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, 1998)
1997 Thomas P. Miller, University of Arizona, for The Formation of College English: Rhetoric and Belles Lettres in the British Cultural Provinces (Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, 1997), and Marilyn S. Sternglass, City College, City University of New York, for Time to Know Them: A Longitudinal Study of Writing and Learning at the College Level (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1997)
1996 James Crosswhite, University of Oregon, for The Rhetoric of Reason: Writing and the Attractions of Argument (Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 1996)
Honorable mention: Linda Brodkey, University of California, San Diego, for Writing Permitted in Designated Areas Only (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 1996)
1995 Ross Talarico, National University, for Spreading the Word: Poetry and the Survival of Community in America (Duke Univ. Press, 1995)
1994 Kathleen McCormick, University of Hartford, for The Culture of Reading and the Teaching of English (St. Martin's Press, 1994)
Honorable mention: Edward M. White, California State University, San Bernardino, for Teaching and Assessing Writing (Jossey-Bass, 1994)
1992 Lester Faigley, University of Texas, Austin, for Fragments of Rationality: Postmodernity and the Subject of Composition (Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, 1992)
1991 Susan Miller, University of Utah, for Textual Carnivals: The Politics of Composition (Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 1991)
Honorable mention: Susan C. Jarratt, Miami University, for Rereading the Sophists: Classical Rhetoric Refigured (Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 1991)
1989 Mike Rose, University of California, Los Angeles, for Lives on the Boundary: The Struggles and Achievements of America's Underprepared (The Free Press, 1989)
1988 Denny Taylor, Teachers College, Columbia University, and Catherine Dorsey-Gaines, Kean College of New Jersey, for Growing Up Literate: Learning from Inner-City Families (Heinemann Educational Books, 1988)
Jasper P. Neel, University of Waterloo, for Plato, Derrida, and Writing (Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 1988)
1987 Nancie Atwell, for In the Middle: Writing, Reading, and Learning with Adolescents (Boynton/Cook, 1987)
Honorable mention: James A. Berlin, Purdue University, for Rhetoric and Reality: Writing Instruction in American Colleges, 1900–1985 (Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 1987)
Honorable mention: Myron C. Tuman, University of Alabama, for A Preface to Literacy: An Inquiry into Pedagogy, Practice, and Progress (Univ. of Alabama Press, 1987)
1986 Judith Summerfield, Queens College, City University of New York, and Geoffrey Summerfield, New York University, for Texts and Contexts: A Contribution to the Theory and Practice of Teaching Composition (Random House, 1986)
1985 Robert Scholes, Brown University, for Textual Power: Literary Theory and the Teaching of English (Yale Univ. Press, 1985)
1984 Robert J. Connors, University of New Hampshire, Lisa S. Ede, Oregon State University, and Andrea A. Lunsford, University of British Columbia, for Essays on Classical Rhetoric and Modern Discourse (Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 1984)
Carl Klaus and Nancy Jones, University of Iowa, for Courses for Change in Writing (Boynton/Cook, 1984)
1983 Janet Emig, Rutgers University, for The Web of Meaning: Essays on Teaching, Learning, and Thinking (Boynton/Cook, 1983)
1982 Marie Ponsot and Rosemary Deen, Queens College, City University of New York, for Beat Not the Poor Desk: Writing: What to Teach, How to Teach It, and Why (Boynton/Cook, 1982)
Honorable mention: T. D. Allen, for Writing to Create Ourselves: New Approaches for Teachers, Students, and Writers (Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1982)
1981 John Hollander, Yale University, for Rhyme's Reason: A Guide to English Verse (Yale Univ. Press, 1981)
1980 Judith Wells Lindfors, University of Texas, Austin, for Children's Language and Learning (Prentice-Hall, 1980)
 

 

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