The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York


Congratulations to Professor Mike Wallace on his Phi Beta Kappa Book Award

The Phi Beta Kappa Book Awards are given annually to outstanding scholarly books published in the United States. Winning works, which are drawn from the fields of the humanities, the social sciences, the natural sciences and mathematics, must be of broad interest and accessible to the general reader. Each award carries a $10,000 prize and acceptance at the Annual Book Awards Dinner.

Prof. Wallace is this year’s Ralph Waldo Emerson Award Winner. (Honors scholarly studies that contribute significantly to interpretations of the intellectual and cultural condition of humanity.)

Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898-1919

By Mike Wallace, Oxford University Press