Loyola University Maryland

Department of History

Winners of the 2013-2014 History Department Essay Contest Announced!

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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." 

Seminar Papers

    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"