Congratulations to DAAS Professor David Doris on being a finalist for the Herskovits Award. The African Studies Association (ASA) presents the Herskovits Award to the author of the most important scholarly work in African studies published in English during the preceding year. This annual award is named in honor of Melville J. Herskovits, one of the ASA's founders.  The winner of the Herskovits Award is announced each year at the ASA Annual Meeting, where he or she receives an monetary honorarium.