Historian Leo Damrosch (ΦBK, Yale University) discusses his book, The Club: Johnson, Boswell and the Friends Who Shaped an Age, shortlisted for the Christian Gauss Award.
Translator Elizabeth Manton (ΦBK, Syracuse University) discusses her most recent project and the importance of her background in the liberal arts.
ΦBK member Lydia Dye-Stonebridge discusses her experience with the Society’s London association during the Covid-19 pandemic.
In 2020, Jill Burcum (ΦBK, University of Washington) became a second-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing.
Johns Hopkins Professor of Medical History Graham Mooney discusses “Healthcare and Hypersegregation: Racial Inequities in Medicine.”
ΦBK author Adam Goodman discusses the history of our reliance on immigrant labor and the evolution of the nation’s immigration bureaucracy.
The Phi Beta Kappa Society is pleased to recognize two of its members among the Pulitzer Prize winners for 2020 – Benjamin Moser and Greg Grandin.
Parcak’s Archaeology from Space is the 2020 recipient of the Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science.
What We Talk About When We Talk About Books by Leah Price is the 2020 Christian Gauss Award winner.
Seo’s book Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedom is the winner of this year’s Ralph Waldo Emerson Award.
Founded by philanthropist Ann Friedman (ΦBK, Stanford), Planet Word takes inspiration both from her career as a first-grade teacher and the Museum of Mathematics in New York City.
Since 2015, the foundation that ΦΒΚ member Bill Cook created has distributed around two million dollars to support children’s education in 31 countries.