Beginning in 2004, Cheiron: The International Society for the History of Behavioral and Socal Sciences has awarded the Cheiron Book Prize biennially for an outstanding monograph in the history of the social/behavioral/human sciences.
Eligible works for the Cheiron Book Prize include original book-length historical studies, written in English. Topical areas can include, but are not limited to, histories of psychology, psychiatry, anthropology, sociology, and social statistics.
Madness in the City of Magnificent Intentions: A History of Race and Mental Illness in the Nation’s Capital
Oxford University Press, 2019
Theodore M. Porter
Genetics in the Madhouse: The Unknown History of Human Heredity
Princeton University Press, 2018
Histories of Human Engineering: Tact and Technology
Cambridge University Press, 2017
Susanna L. Blumenthal
Law and the Modern Mind: Consciousness and Responsibility in American Culture
Harvard University Press, 2016
Susan D. Lamb
The Pathologist of the Mind: Adolf Meyer and the Origins of American Psychiatry
Johns Hopkins University Press