Loyola University Maryland

Department of History

Winners of the 2010-2011 History Department Essay Contest Announced!

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The History Department is very pleased to announce the winners of the Essay Contest for 2010-2011. First place winners will receive a certificate and a check for $200. Second place winners receive a certificate and a check for $100. Checks and certificates will be sent to your homes beginning sometime next week. Congratulations to all of the winners, and best wishes to all for a happy and productive summer. Read a good history book!

HS 101 Essay--Fall 2010

  1. Molly Dressel,"The Road to Wigan Pieras a Reflection."
  2. Patrick Madden, "Trials of the Gulag in Solzhenitsyn's A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich."

HS 101 Essay--Spring 2011

  1. Elizabeth May, "Proposal for Daniel R. Headrick's The Tools of Empire."
  2. Tommy Antorino, "Mob Mentality and the Horrors of the Holocaust of WWII."

Upper Division Short Essay

  1. Lauren De Baugh, "The Starving Time."
  2. (tie) Andrew Conley, "Experiences and Motivations in Influencing the New Enola Gay Exhibit,"
    Joseph Soriero, "The Press vs. Reality in Bataan."

Upper Division Long Essay

  1. Katie Whelan, "Biography of a Continental Soldier: Samuel Lee of Barre, Massachusetts."
  2. Nick Horan, "Thirteen Days: Dismantling the Perils of the Cuban Missile Crisis."

Seminar Paper

  1. Katie Whelan, ""Like an Owl in the Desert:" Anne Clifford and Women of the Aristocracy in James I's England."
  2. Aaron Remson, "The 1929 Stock Market Crash."