Past Winners of the Marshall Shulman Book Prize

2022 - Margarita M. BalmacedaRussian Energy Chains: The Remaking of Technopolitics from Siberia to Ukraine to the European Union (Columbia University Press)

Honorable Mention: Chris Miller, We Shall Be Masters: Russian Pivots to East Asia from Peter the Great to Putin (Harvard University Press)

2021 - Thane GustafsonThe Bridge: Natural Gas in a Redivided Europe (Harvard University Press).

2020 - Kate Brown, Manual for Survival: An Environmental History of the Chernobyl Disaster (W.W. Norton Pres)

Honorable Mention: Mara Kozelsky, Crimea in War and Transformation (Oxford University Press)

2019 - Eleonory Gilburd, To See Paris and Die: The Soviet Lives of Western Culture (Harvard University Press)

Honorable Mention: Benn Steil, The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War (Oxford University Press)

2018 - Elidor Mëhilli, From Stalin to Mao: Albania and Socialist World (Cornell University Press)

Honorable Mention:  Borislav Chernev, Twilight of Empire: The Brest-Litovsk Conference and the Remaking of East-Central Europe, 1917-1918 (University of Toronto Press)

2017 - Juliet JohnsonPriests of Prosperity: How Central Bankers Transformed the Postcommunist World (Cornell University Press)

Honorable Mention: Agnia GrigasBeyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire (Yale University Press)

2016 - Eileen Kane, Russian Hajj: Empire and the Pilgrimage to Mecca (Cornell University Press)

Honorable Mention: Lauri Malksoo, Russian Approaches to International Law (Oxford University Press)

2015 - Oscar Sanchez-Sibony, Red Globalization: The Political Economy of the Soviet Cold War from Stalin to Khrushchev (Cambridge U Press)

Honorable Mention: Austin Jersild, The Sino-Soviet Alliance: An International History (UNC Press)

2014 - Per HögseliusRed Gas: Russia and the Origins of European Energy Dependence (Palgrave Macmillan)

2013 - Ted Hopf, Reconstructing the Cold War. The Early Years, 1945-1958 (Oxford University Press)

Honorable Mention:  Rinna Kullaa, Non-Alignment and its Origins in Cold War Europe: Yugoslavia, Finland, and the Soviet Challenge (I.B. Tauris)

2012 - Roger D. Petersen, Western Intervention in the Balkans: The Strategic Use of Emotion in Conflict (Cambridge University Press)

Honorable Mention:  Sean McMeekin, The Russian Origins of the First World War (Harvard University Press)

2011 - Lara J. Nettelfield, Courting Democracy in Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Hague Tribunal's Impact in a Postwar State (Cambridge University Press)

2010 - Lorenz Lüthi, The Sino-Soviet Split: Cold War in the Communist World (Princeton University Press), and Mary Elise Sarotte, 1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe (Princeton University Press)

Honorable Mention: Keith DardenEconomic Liberalism and Its Rivals: The Formation of International Institutions among the Post-Soviet States (Cambridge University Press)

2009 - No award was presented in 2009.

2008 - Vladislav ZubokA Failed Empire: The Soviet in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev (University of North Carolina Press, New Cold War History Series)

2007 - Charles GatiFailed Illusions: Moscow, Washington, Budapest, and the 1956 Hungarian Revolt (co-published by Woodrow Wilson Center Press and Stanford University Press in the Cold War International History Project Series)

2006 - Alexander CooleyLogics of Hierarchy: The Organization of Empires, States, and Military Occupations (Cornell University Press), and Milada Anna VachudovaEurope Undivided: Democracy, Leverage & Integration After Communism (Oxford University Press)

2005 - Stanley G. Payne, The Spanish Civil War, the Soviet Union, and Communism (Yale University Press)

Honorable Mention: Wade Jacoby, The Enlargement of the European Union and NATO: Ordering from the Menu in Central Europe (Cambridge University Press)

2004 - Hope M. Harrison, Driving the Soviets up the Wall: Soviet-East German Relations, 1953-1961 (Princeton Unviersity Press)

2003 - Ted Hopf, Social Construction of International Politics: Identities & Foreign Policies, Moscow, 1955 & 1999 (Cornell University Press), and Bertrand M. Patenaude, The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of 1921 (Stanford University Press)

2002 - Rawi Abdelal, National Purpose in the World Economy: Post-Soviet States in Comparative Perspective (Cornell University Press)

2001 - Robert English, Russia and the Idea of the West: Gorbachev, Intellectuals, and the End of the Cold War (Columbia University Press), and David R. Stone, Hammer and Rifle: The Militarization of the Soviet Union, 1926-1933 (University Press of Kansas)

2000 - Matthew Evangelista, Unarmed Forces: The Transnational Movement to End the Cold War (Cornell University Press)

1999 - William E. Odom, The Collapse of Soviet Military (Yale University Press), and Ilya Prizel, National Identity and Foreign Policy: Nationalism and Leadership in Poland, Russia and Ukraine (Cambridge University Press)

1998 - Paul Josephson, New Atlantis Revisited: Akademgorodok, the Siberian City of Science (Princeton University Press)

1997 - Jane I. Dawson, Eco-Nationalism: Anti-Nuclear Activism and National Identity in Russia, Lithuania, and Ukraine (Duke University Press)

1996 - Jack F. Matlock, Jr., Autopsy on an Empire: The American Ambassador's Account of the Collapse of the Soviet Union (Random House)

1995 - David Holloway, Stalin and the Bomb: The Soviet Union and Atomic Energy, 1939-56 (Yale U Press)

1994 - Kimberly Marten Zisk, Engaging the Enemy: Organization Theory and Soviet Military Innovation, 1955-1991 (Princeton U Press)

1993 - Jan S. Adams, A Foreign Policy in Transition: Moscow's Retreat from Central America and the Caribbean, 1985-1992 (Duke U Press)

1992 - Oles M. Smolansky, with Betty M. Smolansky, The USSR and Iraq: The Soviet Quest for Influence (Duke U Press)

1991 - Michael J. Sodaro, Moscow, Germany and the West from Khrushchev to Gorbachev (Cornell U Press)

1990 - Thane Gustafson, Crisis Amid Plenty: The Politics of Soviet Energy under Brezhnev and Gorbachev (Princeton U Press)

1989 - Alvin Z. Rubinstein, Moscow's Third World Strategy (Princeton U Press)

1988 - Allen Lynch, The Soviet Study of International Relations (Cambridge U Press)

1987 - Charles Gati, Hungary and the Soviet Bloc (Duke U Press)