Distinguished Thesis Awards

Recipients in the Humanities

2015-16

Lindsay Garcia, American Studies
Capitalist Architecture in a Posthumanist World

2012-13

Kaylan M. Stevenson, History
“Her correspondence is dangerous: Women in the fashion trades negotiating the opportunities and challenges of doing business in the Chesapeake, 1766-75”

2011-12

Meghan Brooke Holder, American Studies
“Strange Fruit: Images of African Americans in Advertising Cards and Postcards, 1860-1930”

2010-11

Elizabeth Marie O’Grady, American Studies
“’You Have No Boss Here to Work for’: Women and Labor in Chesapeake Bay Fishing Communities”

2009-10

Elizabeth Cook, History
"Art, Mystery, and Occupation: Building Culture in Eighteenth-Century Williamsburg, Virginia”

2008-09

Amy Catherine Green, History
“’Dance, Dance Revolution’: The Function of Dance in American Politics, 1763-1800”

2008-09

Carolee Klimchock, American Studies
“Plastic Capital: Wilmington, Delaware and the Deregulation of Consumer Credit”

2007-08

Jackson Norman Sasser, Jr., American Studies
“Escaping into the Prison Civil War Round Table”

2006-07

Jenna Anne Simpson, American Studies
“Screening the Revolution”

2005-06

Caroline Chandler Morris, History
“’Down Where the South Begins’: Virginia Radio and the Conversation of Nationhood”

 2004-05

Benjamin Anderson, American Studies
“Blue Notes and Brown Skin: Five African-American Jazzmen and the Music They Produced in Regard to the American Civil Rights Movement”