Graduate Student Research Essay Prize Recipients

This prize recognizes an outstanding research essay of 15-30 pages that has not been previously published.

2019

Gabriella Angeloni, University of South Carolina, “The Revolutionary Library of Sarah Izard Campbell”

2018

Adam Schoene, Cornell University, “Rousseau’s Mute Eloquence”

2017

Victoria Barnett-Woods, The George Washington University, "Justice on Trial: Obeah and Colonial Law in British Guiana

2016 (Not Awarded)

2015 (Not Awarded)

2014 (Not Awarded)

2013 (Not Awarded)

2012 

Devjani Roy, University of Kentucky, "'Thou Proteus!': The Performance of Forgery in Georgiana Cavendish's The Sylph"

2011 (Not Awarded)

2010 (Not Awarded)

2009 

Michelle Granshaw, University of Washington, "General Creole: Jon H. Nichols’s Political Plays in the Early American Republic"

2008 

Joan G. Gonzalez, "The Modern Trajan: Napoleonic Propaganda in Le Triomphe de Trajan"

2007 

Crystal Lake, "Redecorating the Ruin: Women and Antiquarianism in Sarah Scott's Millenium Hall"

2006 

Wing Sze Leung, “Perfectibility and Rousseau’s Conceptions of Human Nature and Nature” 

Michelle Syba, “After Design: Addison’s Critical Pursuit of Beauties”

2005 

Gefen Bar-On, "True Light; True Method: The Impact of Newtonianism on the Editing of Shakespeare in Eighteenth-Century England"