Awards

Julius Turner Award Winners

The Turner Award is given to the most distinguished senior thesis in political science.

2016
Hope Dancy
The Feminization of Terror: Women’s Involvement in Revolutionary Militancy and Terro From the Narodniki to ISIL

Andrew Guernsey
Classroom Warfare: How the Weaponization of Race, Class and Gender Sensitivity Threatens Free Speech and Academic Freedom at Colleges and Universities

2015
Rachel Schnalzer
Imposed ignorance: The Motivations of Book Censorship in Post-Independence Ireland

2014
Adam Roberts
A Nation of Few: The Effect of Racist Anti-Imperialism on the American Empire in the Philippines and Beyond

2013
Eleanor Gardner
The Racial Projects of Bermuda

2012
Rebecca Goetz
Politics and Polity: The American Welfare State in Comparative Perspective

2011
Catherine Eagan
The Rift in Being: Formulations and Solutions from the Ancients to Modernity

2010
Christopher Koenig
Rethinking Dred Scot: Exploring Black Citizenship in Revolutionary and Antebellum America

Robert Tucker Award Winners

The Tucker Award is given to the best international studies thesis in international relations.

2016
DeAnna Lee Pope
Governing eMoney, Anarchy or Autarky

Olivia Seidman
Sustainable Cities, Social Cohesion and Climate Change: A Brazilian Case Study

2015
Alexandre Mason-Sharma
Foundations of Order: The Police Role in Political Centralization and the Future of the State

2014
Gauri Wagle
An Exploration of the Sovereign and the Sacred

2013
Henry Archibald S.
National Identity Reconstruction and War Making in Post Genocide Rwanda

2012
Christopher Mirasola
Resolving Grievances in Rural China: A local analysis of changing perspectives on and processes for addressing issues in the countryside

2011
Claire Cravero
The Crisis of the republican Nomad: The Tziganes in Contemporary France

2010
Jake Meth
Evolution through Revolution: The Story of Religious Nationalism’s Expropriation of the Revolutionary Zionist Tradition