Gordon J. Laing Prize

The Gordon J. Laing Prize is awarded annually by the University of Chicago Press to the faculty author, editor or translator of a book published in the previous three years that brings the Press the greatest distinction.

  • Deborah Nelson, 2019
  • Forrest Stuart, 2018
  • David Nirenberg, 2017
  • Amir Sufi, 2016
  • Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo, 2015
  • Alison Winter, 2014
  • Andreas Glaeser, 2013
  • Adrian Johns, 2012
  • Robert Richards, 2011
  • Martha Feldman, 2010
  • Bernard E. Harcourt, 2009
  • Philip Gossett, 2008
  • W. J. T. Mitchell, 2006
  • Bill Brown, 2005
  • Jonathan Hall, 2004
  • Robert J. Richards, 2003
  • Bruce Lincoln, 2002
  • François Furet, 2001
  • James Chandler, 2000
  • André LaCocque & Paul Ricoeur, 1999
  • Martin E. Marty, 1998
  • Marshall Sahlins, 1997
  • W. J. T. Mitchell, 1996
  • Edward Laumann, Robert Michael, and Stuart Michaels, 1995
  • David McNeill, 1994
  • Gerald N. Rosenberg, 1993
  • Jean Comaroff and John L. Comaroff, 1992
  • Leszek Kolakowski, 1991
  • Richard G. Klein, 1990
  • S. Chandrasekhar, 1989
  • David Grene, 1988
  • Philip B. Kurland and Ralph Lerner, 1987
  • Mircea Eliade, 1986
  • Paul Ricoeur, 1985
  • Richard Hellie, 1984
    Slavery in Russia, 1450–1725
  • Anthony C. Yu, 1983
  • James M. Gustafson, 1982
  • Wayne C. Booth, 1981
  • Morris Janowitz, 1980
  • Alan Gewirth, 1979
  • Sewall Wright, 1978
  • Marshall Sahlins, 1977
  • Keith Michael Baker, 1976
    Condorcet: From Natural Philosophy to Social Mathematics
  • Eric W. Cochrane, 1975
  • Stuart M. Tave, 1974
  • Edward Shils, 1973
    The Intellectuals and the Powers
  • Edward Wasiolek, 1972
    The Notebooks of Dostoevsky. In Five Volumes
  • Herrlee G. Creel, 1971
    The Origins of Statecraft in China, Volume 1: The Western Chou Empire
  • Gerald D. Suttles, 1970
  • Leonard B. Meyer, 1969
  • Philip Foster, 1968
    Education and Social Change in Ghana
  • Donald F. Lach, 1967
  • A. Leo Oppenheim, 1966
  • Tang Tsou, 1965
    America’s Failure in China 1941-1950
  • William H. McNeill, 1964
  • Bernard Weinberg, 1963
    A History of Literary Criticism in the Italian Renaissance