Our 2017-18 Graduate Student Award ceremony was held Monday April 23, in Demosthenian Hall. Congratulation to our award recipients and graduating students!
The following students are graduates of our Master's and Doctoral programs in history for 2017-18:
Zachary Allen (MA)
Paloma Carroll (MA)
Hunter Hellwig (MA)
Gabriell Johnson-Cameron (MA)
Isabel Mann (MA)
Laura Nelson (MA)
Emma Rountree (MA)
Charles Sills (MA)
Lauren Titley (MA)
Kathryn Veale (MA)
Andrew Fialka (PhD)
Katherine Brackett Fialka (PhD)
Here our 2017-2018 Graduate Students Annual Award recipients:
Carl Vipperman Teaching Assistantship Award: presented to three outstanding Teaching Assistants.
· Alexandra Greco, sponsored by Akela Reason & Ben Ehlers
· Jonathan Hepworth, sponsored by Brian Drake
· Matthew Gordon, sponsored by Stephen Mihm
Encouragement to Teach Award: for a graduate student who will teach history at a state college, junior college, or high school.
Student: Paloma Carroll
Faculty sponsor: Reinaldo Román , Cindy Hahamovitch
History Dept. Award: for the outstanding graduate student in a field other than American History.
Student: Lauren Titley
Faculty sponsor: Jennifer Palmer
Jason Manthorne Memorial Award: to a current graduate student in History who exhibits extraordinary commitment to scholarship, teaching, and the department’s academic and social community.
Student: Andrew Fialka
Presented by: Michele Johnson—nominated by graduate students
LeConte Prize: presented to a current master’s student
for outstanding dedication to the department, its
programs, and its student community
Student: Isabel Mann
Presented by: Katie Fialka—nominated by graduate students
Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award: presented to outstanding graduate assistants from the University.
· Jonathan Hepworth
· Angela Alexander
· James Owen
Sponsored by the Office of the Senior Vice President for
Academic Affairs and Provost.
Thomas Pleasant Vincent Award: to a distinguished undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in Georgia history.
Student: Laura Nelson
Faculty sponsor: John Inscoe
Warner-Fite Award: for an outstanding student in U.S./American history.
Student: Hunter Hellwig
Faculty sponsor: Cindy Hahamovitch
William Jennings Bryan Award: for the best graduate student history paper.
Student: Tracy Barnett
Faculty sponsor: Ben Ehlers
Parks-Heggoy Faculty Graduate Teaching Award: for excellence in graduate student teaching by a faculty member (voted on by the graduate students in History).
Awarded to: Kevin Jones
Presented by: Andrew Fialka, graduate student representative