This year’s ACHA awardees John O’Malley, S.J., Angelyn Dries, O.S.F., Ulrich Lehner, and Stefania Tutino (pictured at right, clockwise), as well as John Treanor were honored at the President’s Luncheon on Saturday, January 7, 2012, during the ACHA annual convention.
John O’Malley is this year’s recipient of the ACHA Distinguished Achievement Award for Scholarship for his sustained contribution to our understanding of Catholic history. Angie Dries received the ACHA’s Distinguished Teaching Award for her distinguished career as teacher, mentor, and friend to numerous young scholars. John Treanor is this year’s “Award for Service” recipient for his contribution to the promotion of Catholic Studies beyond the arena of the classroom or publishing field.
At the luncheon, scholar Ulrich Lehner received the John Gilmary Shea book prize for his monograph Enlightened Monks: The German Benedictines, 1740-1803 (Oxford), while Stefania Tutino has garnered the Howard R. Marraro book prize for Empire of Souls: Robert Bellarmine and the Christian Commonwealth (Oxford).