Student Research Award Previous Winners
Sony Prosper. Winner
"Principle for Peace: Atlanta Student Movement and the Shift from Racial Uplift Ideology to Democratic Leadership,"
HIS 495 (Research Seminar in History), Fall 2013, with Sarah Gardner as faculty support
Colleen Closson. Runner-up
"The Cost of Secession: Civil War Prisons in American Periodicals,"
HIS 356 (Civil War & Reconstruction), Fall 2013, with Sarah Gardner as faculty support
Pictured: Sony Prosper (Winner) and Valerie Edmonds
Audrey H. Hyde. Winner
Sophie's Choice as a cathartic novel: an analysis using the theories of Paul Ricoeur
Written for David Davis' English course
Brittani Howell. Runner-up
The tough subject: Jo's dual nature in Bleak House
Written for Jonathan Glance's English course
Pictured: Audrey Hyde (Winner) and Valerie Edmonds
Sean Rayburn (English). Winner
Faulkner and the Old Testament: the thematic skeleton of Absalom! Absalom!
Written for David Davis' ENG 301 course
There was no Runner-up for 2012.
Pictured: Valerie Edmonds and Sean Rayburn (Winner)
Stephen Kearse (English). Winner
Defying Objectivity: An Exploration of Ethnocentrism in Jonah's Gourd Vine
Laurel McCormack (International Affairs). Runner-up
Modern Religious Missions: Western Imperialism or Natural Competition?
Pictured: Valerie Edmonds and Stephen Kearse (Winner)
Carl Lewis (Southern Studies/Journalism & Media Studies). Winner
Thomas Nelson Page's Cultural Theft: "Marse Chan" and "Meh Lady" as Blackface Performance
Mitch Nutt (Music). Runner-up
"Synthesizing the Divine Arts": A Study of Gesamtkunstwerk and Its Evolution
Pictured: Carl Lewis (Winner) and Valerie Edmonds