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Congratulations to the winners of the Liberal Arts Outstanding Thesis Award!

Mon, May 21, 2018
Congratulations to the winners of the Liberal Arts Outstanding Thesis Award!
Anton Ermakov and Dr. Monique Pikus

Thank you to all the departments who submitted nominations for the Liberal Arts Honors Outstanding Thesis Award. The field was extremely competitive and the committee was greatly impressed with the level of scholarship of all the nominees. Please join us in congratulating the two winners of the LAH Outstanding Thesis Award:

 

·         For Outstanding Thesis in the Humanities, Anton Ermakov from the History Department with the thesis entitled “Grandfather Frost Meets Comrade Stalin: The New Year Holiday in Stalinist Culture.”

 

·         For Outstanding Thesis in the Social Sciences, Annie Elledge from International Relations and Global Studies with the thesis “’Pearl of Africa’: Colonial Presents, Miss Tourism and the Selling of a New Uganda.”

 

Each recipient will receive a certificate and $5,000 scholarship. Thank you again for all the superb nominations. We look forward to reviewing theses again next spring.

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