Professor Emily Erikson has received the Gaddis Smith International Book Prize from the Yale MacMillan Center. The prize honors the best first book from a member of the Yale ladder faculty. Erikson received the award for her book “Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company, 1600-1757. Erikson utilizes both archival research and network analysis in order to demonstrate how innovative practices emerged within the context of a monopoly. Congratulations Emily!