Awards 2

The C. H. Richards Award for Excellence in Political Science is given to the graduating senior who is deemed by a departmental committee to have excelled in both the study of politics and in departmental, campus, and community service.

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2022 Recipient

In 2022 the C.H. Richards Award for Excellence in Politics and International Affairs was given to Maggie Fox and Ally Swartzberg. 

Maggie Fox

Ally Swartzberg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Jack D. FleerThe Jack D. Fleer Award for Excellence in Honors in Political Science is given to a graduating senior who has qualified for Honors and who is deemed by a departmental committee to have written the best senior seminar paper.

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2022 Recipient

Megan Kilduff is the 2022 recipient of the Jack D. Fleer Award for Excellence in Honors in Political Science. Her senior seminar paper was entitled “How Mainstream American Newspaper Representation of Puerto Rico Perpetuated the ‘Foreign in a Domestic Sense’ Attitude During the COVID-19 Pandemic.”Megan Kilduff


The Carl Moses Excellence in Research Award honors an outstanding senior seminar paper.

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2022 Recipient

Josie Ansbacher is the 2022 recipient of the Carl Moses Excellence in Research Award. Josie’s paper was titled “The Role of Political Polarization in the Democratic Backsliding of American Institutions”

Josie Ansbacher


The Jack D. and Martha H. Fleer Scholarship Award is given annually to one or more graduating seniors. The scholarship recipients are selected by a departmental committee which gives special attention to meritorious performance in the major and provides a contribution towards student loan relief.

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2022 Recipient

Maya Dalton is the 2022 recipient of the Jack D. and Martha H. Fleer Scholarship Award. After graduation, Maya will attend graduate school at Penn State.

Maya Dalton


 

Other Student Awards and Honors

We are proud to announce the names of our seniors who were recognized by the following national honor societies.

2022 Phi Beta Kappa

John J. Blood Elizabeth Lake
Rory Britt Matthew Lobel
Katherine Caesar Leslie Morales-Noyola
Katherine Finch Henry Parkhurst
Margaret Fox Allison Pluemer
Emily Hellwig Allyson Swartzberg
Megan Kilduff Olivia Thonson

2021 Mortar Board

Olivia Allen
Addison Collins
Elizabeth (Izzy) McMahon

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