Awards

David S. Reynolds – Awards, Honors, Recognition

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Bancroft Prize, awarded to Walt Whitman’s America –awarded by Columbia University in recognition of an outstanding book in American cultural history.

Christian Gauss Award, awarded for Beneath the American Renaissance –awarded by Phi Beta Kappa “in recognition of an outstanding book of literary scholarship or criticism.”

Ambassador Book Award, for Walt Whitman’s America–given by the English-Speaking Union to a book that has made “an exceptional contribution to the interpretation of life and culture in the United States.”

National Book Critics Circle Award finalist for Walt Whitman’s America.

Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award, awarded to John Brown,Abolitionist.

John Hope Franklin Prize,  Honorable Mention, American Studies Association, for Beneath the American Renaissance.

Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle for America selected as a New Yorker Best Book of the Year.

Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle for America selected as a Kirkus Best Nonfiction Book of the Year.

Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle for America selected by the History  Book Club and the Military Book Club.

Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle for America selected among “15 Hot Books for Dad” by the Daily Beast.

Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle for America selected among “The 20 Smartest Nonfiction Reads for the Summer” by the Christian Science Monitor.

Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle for America selected among “Top Spring Nonfiction Picks,” Publishers Weekly and Library Journal.

Waking Giant: America in the Age of Jackson selected among the New YorkTimes’ Notable Books of the Year.”

Waking Giant: America in the Age of Jackson selected among the Washington Posts’s “Best  Books of the Year.”

Waking Giant: America in the Age of Jackson selected among “What Top Execs Are Reading,” Charlotte Observer.

Waking Giant: America in the Age of Jackson selected among the “Best of Kirkus 2008.”

Waking Giant: America in the Age of Jackson selected among “Picks of  the Year” by Shelf Awareness.

Waking Giant: America in the Age of Jackson selected by the History  Book Club and the  Military Book Club.

Waking Giant: America in the Age of Jackson selected among the Latin American Herald Tribune’s Notable Books of the Year.

John Brown, Abolitionist selected as a Kansas State Notable Book.

John Brown, Abolitionist listed among “Outstanding Books of 2005” by the National Book Critics Circle and among the “Notable Books of the Year” by the American Library Association.

John Brown, Abolitionist ranked first as “the most- reviewed book in America in major   periodicals,” April 19-May12, 2005-05 (source: the trade magazine Publishers’ Lunch).

Walt Whitman’s America listed among “Notable Books of the Year,” New York Times Book Review, Publishers Weekly, Choice, and American Library Association.

Walt Whitman’s America selected by Book-of-the-Month Club, History   Book Club, Readers Subscription, and Quality Paperback Book Club..

Beneath the American Renaissance selected by Readers’ Subscription.

Beneath the American Renaissance listed among “Notable Books of the Year,” New York Times Book Review.

David S. Reynolds listed in Who’s Who in America, 2000 edition to the present.

David S. Reynolds listed in Who’s Who in the World, 2000 edition to the present.

David S. Reynolds selected as Honorary Co-chair of the New-York Historical Society, November 2009-present.

Named one of the“star professors” among 6,100 CUNY’s full-time teaching faculty for CUNY’s 2007 ad campaign, “Look Who’s Teaching Here,” featured in  newspapers and on subways and buses.

Leaves of Grass: The 150th Anniversary Edition, by Walt Whitman, edited by David S. Reynolds, chosen as a main selection of Bookspan’s Readers’ Subscription Book Club and as an alternate selection of the Book of the Month Club, 2005.

Fellow, Society of American Historians (honorary elected position), 1997- present.

Fellow, American Antiquarian Society (honorary elected position), 1996-present.

Baruch College:  nominated for teaching award.

National Endowment of the Humanities Fellowship for College Teachers, , to fund research toward Walt Whitman’s America

New Jersey Committee for the Humanities project grant to fund symposium, “Whitman and the Visual Arts.”

New Jersey Committee for the Humanities project grant to fund symposium, “Whitman: Gender Issues and Sexuality.”

N.J. State Dept. of Higher Education Fellowship fund two Whitman conferences at Rutgers‑Camden.  With Geoffrey M. Sill.

Henry Rutgers Research Fellowship, Rutgers University.

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, American Antiquarian Society, to fund research toward Beneath the American Renaissance.

Northwestern University:  chosen for Associated Student Government Faculty Honor Roll for teaching excellence.