History of Public Policy Senior Thesis Prize

This prize was created in 2011 to recognize the outstanding senior thesis written by a student in the History of Public Policy major.

Present and previous recipients:

Penelope Fergison

2018
Penelope Fergison, “Head for the Hills: Race and Property Value in Oakland.”

2017
Elizabeth Schmidt, “Representation without Taxation: Isla Vista and the Tax Revolt in California.”

2016
Laurel Handler-Vosen, “Gender, Identity and Law in Early Modern England”

2015
Kevin Dibb, “Bloody Mistakes: Pricks in America’s National Blood Policy.”

2014
Anna Plankey, “‘Tantamount to Genocide’: Defining the Bosnian Violence in the Bush
and Clinton Administrations.”

2013
Molly Nugent, “Your Tax Dollars Buy Sex Discrimination!: The Fight for Equal Gender
Representation in France and the United States.”

2012
Ross Miletich, “The Decline and Fall of the Southern Democrats: A case-based study in Southern Political Power.”

2011
Kaitlyn Summer Cherry, “Detroit: a Laboratory for American Policing.”

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