The History Department is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013-2014 History Department essay contest. We had many excellent papers this year, but the best are listed below. First place essays receive $200, second place essays receive $150, and third place receives $100. Congratulations to all!
History 101 Essays
1st Place: Antonio Cartolano - "Utopia Paper."
2nd Place: Chris Hartford - "In Regards to Responsibility and WWI."
3rd Place: Jamie Mullady - "Inequality Across the Continents."
Upper-Level Short Essays
1st Place: Peter Marconi, "Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood: Why Said's Covering Islam Remains Relevant Seventeen Years Later."
2nd Place: Meghan Gallogly, "Damage Control: The Popular Press and its Coverage of Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy Theories."
Upper-Level Long Essays
1st Place: Calix O'Hara, "Irish Allegiance in World War I: An Analysis of Responses to British Recruitment."
2nd Place: Katherine Seifert, "The Angola Conflict: Facts and Contradictions."
1st Place: Tracy Gore, "Coke Sweetens Apartheid: An Analysis of the Coca-Cola Company in South Africa During Apartheid."
2nd Place: Mitchell Corwin, "Cabinda and the Angolan Civil War"