Laurence H. Tribe in recognition of his paper "Reflections on the 'Natural Born Citizen' Clause as Illuminated by the Cruz Candidacy" presented at the Society’s 2016 April Meeting and printed in the June 2017 Proceedings.
Douglas S. Massey for his paper " The Mexican-U.S. Border in the American Imagination" presented to the Society at its April 2015 Meeting and published in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, volume 160, no. 2, June 2016.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson for her paper "Implications of the Demise of 'Fact' in Political Discourse" presented to the Society at its April 2013 Meeting and published in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, volume 159, no. 1, March 2015.
Bruce Kuklick for his paper "Killing Lumumba" presented at the Society’s April Meeting in 2012, and published in the June 2014 Proceedings.
John W. O’Malley for his paper “The Council of Trent (1545–63) and Michelangelo’s Last Judgment (1541),” read at the Society’s November Meeting in 2011, and published in the Proceedings for December 2012.
William Chester Jordan for his paper entitled "Count Robert's 'Pet' Wolf," read at the Society's meeting April 23, 2010, and published in the Society's Proceedings, December 2011.
Clyde Barker in recognition of his Jayne Lecture delivered to the members of the Society on November 9, 2007, and published in the Society's Proceedings, March 2009, entitled "Thomas Eakins and His Medical Clinics."
Barbara Mittler for her paper “Popular Propaganda? Art and Culture in Revolutionary China,” presented at the Society’s Spring General Meeting in April 2007 and published in the December 2008 issue of the Society's Proceedings.
Caroline Humphrey for her paper “Alternative Freedoms,” presented at the Society’s Spring General Meeting in April 2005 and published in the March 2007 issue of the Society's Proceedings.
Patricia M. Wald for her paper "International Criminal Courts: Some Kudos and Concerns," presented at the Society's Autumn General Meeting in November 2004 and published in the June 2006 Proceedings.
Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway for "The Study of Greek Sculpture in the Twenty-first Century.”
Linda Greenhouse for "'Because We Are Final': Judicial Review Two Hundred Years after Marbury," delivered as part of the symposium "The Two Hundredth Anniversary of Marbury v. Madison."
James J. Megivern for "Capital Punishment: The Curious History of its Privileged Place in Christendom."
Carmela Vircillo Franklin for "'Pro Communi doctorum virorum comodo': The Vatican Library and Its Service to Scholarship."
Thomas Noel Mitchell for "Roman Republicanism: The Underrated Legacy."
Harry Kitsikopoulos for "Technological Change in Medieval England: A Critique of the Neo-Malthusian Argument."
Helen Hennessy Vendler for "Seamus Heaney and the Oresteia: 'Mycanae Outlook' and the Usefulness of Tradition."
Anthony Grafton for "Girolamo Cardano and the Tradition of Classical Astrology."
Gerhard Böwering for "The Concept of Time in Islam."
Jaroslav Pelikan for "Greek Wisdom in New Rome."
Christian Habicht for "Athens, Samos, and Alexander the Great."
James McPherson for "Who Freed the Slaves?"
Bernard Bailyn for "Thomas Jefferson and the Ambiguity of Liberty."
John P. Larner for "North American Hero? Christopher Columbus, 1702-2002."
Crawford H. Greenewalt for "When a Mighty Empire Was Destroyed: The Common Man at the Fall of Sardis, ca. 546 B.C."
Ada Louise Huxtable for "Architectural Criticism."
Henry Hoenigswald for "Does Language Grow on Trees? Ancestry, Descent, Regularity."
Roland M. Frye for "'Not of an age, but for all time": A Shakespearean’s Thoughts on Shakespeare's Permanence."
Nicholas deB. Katzenbach for "Separation of Powers Now and Then."
Theodore J. Ziolkowski for "Schinkel's Museum: The Romantic Temple of Art."
Robert R. Palmer for "The Two Toczuevilles and Two Kinds of History."
Diane Ravitch for "Politicization and the Schools: The Case of Bilingual Education."
Alfred J. Rieber for "Businessmen and Business Culture in Pre-Revolutionary Russia."
M. Alison Frantz for "Multum in Parvo: The Aegean Island of Sikinos."
Edmund Sears Morgan for "The World and William Penn."
Rensselaer W. Lee for "The First Illustration of Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered."
Jerome Blum for "Fiction and the European Peasantry: The realist Novel as A Historical Source."