History Associates Board Prize

The History Associates Board Prize recognizes the best paper
produced in the History Department’s Senior Honors seminar, as
determined by the History Prizes Committee.

Present and previous recipients:

Katie Sebas

2017
Katherine Sebas, “The Clinton Administration and the Rwandan Genocide.”

2016
Charles J. Kay “Dogwhistle Disarmament: A History of Racialized Gun Control in 20th Century America”

2015
Zachary Alpert, “The Failure of the United States to Render Usama Bin Laden to Justice through
Diplomatic and Covert Action in Afghanistan Prior to 9/11.”
Richard Paul Ibarra, “Magnates, Monks, and Shepherds: Power and Land in Medieval Extremadura, Spain.”

2014
Meredith Inman, “‘And What a Place for a Shopman!’ Liberty’s Regent Street and the
Intersection of Empire and Commercialism, 1875-1927.”

2013
Elaine MacPherson, “Relief Without a Roof: The Emergence of a Policy Discussion on
American Homelessness, 1980-1996.”

2012
Lia Schallert, “San Fransyphilis: Venereal Disease and the Evolution of Public
Health Care in San Francisco, 1850-1930.”

2011
Christos Potamianos, “The Function of the Roman Spectacle in Ephesos.”

2010
Mackenzie Weinger, “Have You Any News? How America’s First Embedded Journalists
Envisioned the United States, 1846-1848”

2009
Risa Katzen, “A Comparative Study of Women’s Suffrage Movements in the U.S. and South Africa”
Celine Purcell, “Step It Up: The Rise of Conservative Anti-Gang Legislation in California.”

2008
Scott McDonald, “Working Hard for the Sovereignty: An Examination of the Role Played by Armenia in the
Balance of Power System Between Rome and Persia”
Gregory Brown: “A Matter of Opinion: Analysis of Western Virginian Racial Attitudes in the Antebellum Period.”

2007
David Wight, “The Ford Administration’s Role in the 1975-76 Lebanese Civil War and the Syrian Military Intervention.”

2006
Thomas Flowers, “The International Catholic Conspiracy: Catholic Politics in Elizabethan England and the 1580
Arrival of the Jesuits”

2005
Lauren Kelly Rushton
Natalie Alexandria Xito

2004
Mike Peixoto

2003
No award

2002
Bianca Murillo, “Urban Experiences of Elite Women in Coastal West Africa, 1880-1939”

2001
Steven B. Williams, “The Man on the Spot: General Maxwell Taylor’s Ambassadorship and Involvement in the
Vietnam War”

1998
Jeff Brax, “The British War in Vietnam: Imperialism and Military Intervention, 1945-1946”

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