2016 Rose Award for Undergraduate Research

Thu, 04/28/2016

The 2016 Rose Award for Undergraduate Research has been given to three History Majors: Otto Kienitz, Varun Menon, and Aaron Senior. The Rose Award recognizes “outstanding undergraduate research projects completed by graduating seniors under the supervision of a Penn faculty member.”  The award is very competitive, and submissions come from all of Penn’s schools.  Otto, Varun, and Aaron won the award for their History Honors Thesis projects, detailed below. 

Otto Kienitz, “Sir Percy Loraine and Anglo-Turkish Rapprochement 1934-1939”
Advisor: Walter McDougall

Varun Menon, “One Nation Overseas: the Statecraft of the United States Congress in the Age of Democratic Revolutions”
Advisors: Fred Dickinson and Walter McDougall

Aaron Senior, “The Fallacy of the Ideological Press: How American National Newspapers Reacted to the French Revolution from 1789-1793”
Advisor: Michael Zuckerman

The complete list of 2016 Rose Award winners can be found here:

We will honor our Rose Award winners, along with all of our graduating History Majors, at the History Graduation Reception on May 15, at 2:30 in COLL 200.