Every year, the History Department recognizes students for their outstanding academic achievements.

Congratulations to our 2021 winners!

Meghan Chegwidden
Barbara W. Tuchman Award for Best First-Year Undergraduate History Paper
"Extending Voting Rights/Statehood to D.C. and Puerto Rico"

Patrick LaBella
Bohdan P. Procko Award for Best Undergraduate History Paper
"Powell’s Diversity Rationale: The Legacy of Justice Lewis Powell’s Opinion in Allan Bakke v. Regents of the University of California"

Kyle Scripko
Daniel B. Carroll Award for Best Graduate History Paper
"A Guide Dog Harness: Understanding the Intersection of Humans, Animals, and Materials in Disability History"

Delaina Castillo
George T. Radan Award for Best Art History Paper
"Perilous Perceptions: Critical and Popular Culture’s Impact on Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Legacy"

Brandon Hornlein
Richard L. Bates Memorial Award for Outstanding Service to the History Department

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