Awards & Winners

Pauline Maier

Date of Birth 27-April-1938
Place of Birth Saint Paul
(United States of America, Minnesota, Ramsey County, Area code 651)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Pauline Alice Maier
Profession Historian, Professor
Pauline Alice Maier was a historian of the American Revolution, though her work also addresses the late colonial period and the history of the United States after the end of the Revolutionary War. She was the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of American History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Maier achieved prominence over a fifty-year career of critically acclaimed scholarly histories and journal articles. She was a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and taught undergraduates. She authored textbooks and online courses. Her popular career included series with PBS and the History Channel. She's appeared on Charlie Rose, C-SPAN2's In Depth and written 20 years for the New York Times review pages. Maier was 2011 President of the Society of American Historians. She won the 2011 George Washington Book Prize for her book Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788. She died in August 2013 from lung cancer at the age of 75.

Awards by Pauline Maier

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New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year
Honored for : American Scripture

Nominations 1997 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction American Scripture