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Professor Mary Sarah Bilder, Massachusetts Life Fellow, Awarded the 2016 Bancroft Prize by Columbia University

March 17, 2016, Fellows in the news

Professor Mary Sarah Bilder, Massachusetts Life Fellow, awarded the 2016 Bancroft Prize by Columbia University for her work, Madison's Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention (Harvard University Press). The Bancroft Prizes are awarded annually by the trustees of Columbia University.  Winners are judged in terms of the scope, significance, depth of research, and richness of interpretation they present in the areas of American history and/or diplomacy.  There were 197 books nominated that were considered for the 2016 prizes. Professor Bilder is Professor of Law and Michael and Helen Lee Distinguished Scholar at Boston College Law School. 

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