Maxwell Undergraduates Recognized in Fourth Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Scholarship
On May 4, 2016 the Maxwell
School celebrated the achievements of undergraduate scholarship in the Social
Sciences in the fourth annual Maxwell Celebration of Undergraduate Scholarship.
Our celebration consisted of individual events hosted by each department as
well as a multi-disciplinary poster session featuring research undertaken by
undergraduate students during the current academic year.
The following awards were
presented during the celebration
Exemplary Student Paper Award, selected by MAX course faculty
- MAX 123 – the winner
is Andrew Caplan, for his Fall 2015 paper titled The Compassionate Obligations of a Democratic Citizen.
- MAX 132 – the winner is Dylan Brzezinski, for his Fall 2015 on Climate Change: The Complexities of
Student Research Paper, selected by a Maxwell faculty committee
- Awarded to Sara McNamara for her paper titled Sourcing the Sherds: An Analysis of the Coarse Earthenware Ceramics of the Trents Plantation in Barbados, completed as part of the Renee Crown Honors Program.
Research Paper Honorable Mention, selected by a Maxwell faculty committee
- Awarded to David Kimelman for his paper titled Welcoming the Stranger: African Refugees and Israel's Asylum Regime, completed for his Political Science Distinction Thesis.
Award, selected by viewer voting during the poster session
- Awarded to Yipin Zhang for his work titled Exit Ramps: Transportation Infrastructure and Internal Migration in India and China, completed for his International Relations capstone project.
Research Poster Honorable Mention, selected by viewer voting during the poster session
- Awarded to Virginia Giannini for her work titled Nuclear Narratives: The Language of Nuclear Weapons Free Zone in the Middle East, completed for her International Relations Distinction Project.
Congratulations to all the
students who participated and thank you to all the faculty and staff who
supported the students.