Finalists for the David J. Weber Book Prize

 2022 Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands Kelly Lytle Hernandez New York: W.W. Norton, 2022
 2022 Unsettled Land: From Revolution to Republic, the Struggle for Texas Sam W. Haynes New York: Basic Books, 2022
 2021 The Apache Diaspora: Four Centuries of Displacement and Survival Paul Conrad Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021
 2020 The People's Revolt: Texas Populism and the Roots of American Liberalism Gregg Cantrell New Haven: Yale University Press, 2020
 2020  Writing Kit Carson: Fallen Heroes in a Changing West Susan Lee Johnson  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020
 2019 Imperial Metropolis: Los Angeles, Mexico, and the Borderlands of American Empire, 1965-1941 Jessica Kim Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019
 2019 Frontiers in the Gilded Age: Adventure, Capitalism, and Dispossession from Southern Africa to the U.S.-Mexican Borderlands, 1880-1917 Andrew Offenburger New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019


Growing Up with the Country: Family, Face, and Nation after the Civil War

Kendra Taira Fields

New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018


Redeeming la Raza: Transborder Modernity, Race, Respectability, and Rights

Gabriela Gonzalez

New York: Oxford University Press, 2018


A Land Apart: The Southwest and the Nation in the Twentieth Century

Flannery Burke

Tuscon: The University of Arizona Press, 2017


The INS on the Line: Immigration Law on the U.S.-Mexico Border, 1917-1954

S. Deborah Kang

New York: Oxford University Press, 2017


Grounds for Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworkers Movement

Lori A. Flores

New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016


The Strange Career of William Ellis: The Texas Slave who Became a Mexican Millionaire

Karl Jacoby

New York: W.W. Norton, 2016


West of Harlem: African American Writers and the Borderlands

Emily Lutenski

Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2015


From South Texas to the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

John Weber

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015


The Yaquis and the Empire: Violence, Spanish Imperial Power, and Native Resilience in Colonial Mexico

Raphael Folsom 

New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014 


Working Women into the Borderlands 

Sonia Hernández

College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 2014


Standing on Common Ground: The Making of a Sunbelt Borderland

Geraldo L. Cadava

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013


Wyatt Earp: A Vigilante Life

Andrew C. Isenberg

New York: Hill and Wang, 2013


From the Jaws of Victory: The Triumph and Tragedy of Cesar Chavez and the Farm Worker Movement

Matt Garcia

Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012


American Heathens: Religion, Race, and Reconstruction in California

Joshua Paddison

Berkeley: University of California Press and the Huntington Library, 2012


Federal Fathers and Mothers: A Social History of the United States Indian Service, 1869-1933

Cathleen Cahill

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011


Braceros: Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico

Deborah Cohen

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011


Quest for Equality: The Failed Promise of Black-Brown Solidarity

Neil Foley

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010


Smeltertown: Making and Remembering a Southwest Border Community

Monica Perales

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010


Imaginary Lines, Border Enforcement and the Origins of Undocumented Immigration, 1882-1930

Patrick Ettinger

Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009


Borderline Americans: Racial Division and Labor War in the Arizona Borderlands

Katherine Benton-Cohen

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009


The War of a Thousand Deserts: Indian Raids and the U.S.- Mexican War

Brian DeLay

New Haven: Yale University Press,  2008


Killing for Coal: America's Deadliest Labor War

Thomas G. Andrew

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008