The Carol R. Ember Book Prize recognizes books whose significant theoretical, empirical, or methodological contributions to anthropology embody the mission of the Society for Anthropological Sciences to advance the scientific study of human societies.
Single or multi-authored books, including edited volumes, are eligible. Any submitted book is ineligible for submission to future competitions. There is no monetary award associated with the prize.
For prior book prizes, see our Past Book Prize Award Winners page.