The Biblical Archaeology Society recently awarded Dr Allison Mickel, Associate Professor of Anthropology, the "Best Book in Archaeology" for "Why Those who Shovel are Silent."
A letter to Dr Mickel from the Editor-in-Chief Glenn G. Corbett said:
On behalf of Biblical Archaeology Review magazine and the Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS), I am pleased to inform you that your Why Those Who Shovel Are Silent: A History of Local Archaeological Knowledge and Labor has been selected by our judges to receive a 2023 BAS Publication Award in the category “Best Book on Archaeology.”
This prestigious award, for the best books of 2021–2022 in archaeology and biblical studies, carries with it a prize of $500 and an award certificate.
Congratulations on this recognition of your research and book!