Awards

 

2019

• William F. Little Distinguished Service Award: Marcie Cohen Ferris & William R. Ferris, UNC College of Arts & Sciences

• Marcie Cohen Ferris & William R. Ferris Imprint in Southern Studies, University of North Carolina Press


2018

Craig Claiborne Lifetime Achievement Award, Southern Foodways Alliance


2014

Carolina Food Studies Program: “Carolina Cooks, Carolina Eats,” Southern Studies Fund, American Studies Department, UNC Chapel Hill ($25,000)


2007

Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ($5,000)


2006

• James Beard Foundation Nomination, Matzoh Ball Gumbo: Culinary Tales of the Jewish South; category of "Writings on Food." 

• Jane Grigson Award, Matzoh Ball Gumbo: Culinary Tales of the Jewish South, from the International Association of Culinary Professionals, April 1, 2006, for “distinguished scholarship in the quality of its research and presentation.”