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2011-2012 Undergraduate Award Winners

Research Grant Recipients

Marvin and Sybil Weiner Research Travel Award

  • Alexandra Stern '13

HUAB Teaching Awards

The History Undergraduate Advisory Board, a student-run organization dedicated to strengthening the relationship between History Majors and Penn History Faculty, annually presents awards recognizing exceptional teaching.

Richard Dunn Award for Distinguished Teaching by Standing Faculty

  • Thomas Sugrue

Teaching Assistant of the Year

  • Katie Ross

Prizes for Research Papers & Honors Theses

The Department of History recognizes every year the best research papers written in history courses, as well as the best honors theses.

In anticipation of next year's awards, students are invited to submit research papers for consideration.

The Adolph G. Rosengarten, Jr. Prize for best thesis based on original research

  • John Gee

The Lynn M. Case Prize for outstanding thesis in European history

  • Michael Masciandaro

The Thomas C. Cochran Prize for outstanding thesis in U.S. history

  • Michael Roberts

The Hilary Conroy Prize for outstanding thesis in World history

  • Emily Rickard

The Jeannette Nichols Prize for outstanding undergraduate research paper in Women's history or Social history

  • Courtney Albini

Captain Victor Gondos, Jr. Prize for outstanding thesis in American military history

  • Sara Ehsani-Nia

The James V. Saporito Memorial Prize for outstanding thesis in intellectual or cultural history

  • Laurel Ma

The Jack Reece Prize for outstanding essay in European history

  • Carolyn Vinnicombe

Gussie Wachs Prize for outstanding essay in American history

  • Samuel Ribnick

Martin Wolfe Prize for outstanding undergraduate research paper in World history

  • Momoko Nakafuji

Rose Undergraduate Research Award

Awarded annually by the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships to select graduating seniors from any undergraduate school.

  • John Gee