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Strikwerda Awards for Excellence

Past Recipients

2021 awards were suspended due to Covid-19
2020

In the Humanities and Social Sciences:

Tyler Goldberger, History, MA/PhD
Advisor: Dr. Betsy Konefal

In the Natural and Computational Sciences:

Delaney Constante, Biology, MS
Advisor: Dr. Matthias Leu

Nyx Robey, Psychological Sciences, MS
Advisor: Dr. Cheryl Dickter

2019

In the Humanities and Social Sciences:

Grover Jasper Conner, History, MA/PhD
Advisor: Dr. Adrienne Petty

Kylie Wheeler, Public Policy, MPP 
Advisor: Dr. Eric Arias

In the Natural and Computational Sciences:

Kenneth J. Blackshaw, Chemistry, MS
Advisor: Dr. Nathanael Kidwell

2018

In the Humanities and Social Sciences:

Chandler Fitzsimons, Anthropology, MA/PhD  
Advisor: Dr. Audrey Horning

Joseph Lawless, American Studies, MA/PhD 
Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Losh

In the Natural and Computational Sciences:

Meredith Andersen, Biology, MS
Advisor: Dr. Helen Murphy

Mary Rooney, Chemistry, MS
Advisor: Dr. Tyler Meldrum

2017

In the Humanities and Social Sciences:

Howard Estes, Public Policy, MPP
Advisor: Dr. John McGlennon

Yoon Young Sim, Psychology, MA
Advisor: Dr. Todd Thrash

In the Natural and Computational Sciences:

Grant Haines, Biology, MS
Advisor: Dr. S. Laurie Sanderson

Abbey Humphreys, Biology, MS
Advisor: Dr. Randolph Chambers

2016

In the Humanities and Social Sciences:

Jeremy Abramowitz, Public Policy, MPP
Advisor: Dr. Sarah Stafford

In the Natural and Computational Sciences:

Gerardo Ayala, Chemistry, MS
Advisor: Dr. Robert Pike

Ohad J. Paris, Biology, MS
Advisor: Dr. Dan Cristol

2015

In the Humanities and Social Sciences:

Emily Willroth, Psychology, MA
Advisor: Dr. Matthew Hilimire

Jeremy Abramowitz, Public Policy, MPP
Advisor: Dr. Sarah Stafford

In the Natural and Computational Sciences:

Stephahnie Chin, Biology, MS
Advisor: Dr. Dan Cristol

2014

In the Humanities and Social Sciences:

David Newman, Psychology, MA
Advisor: Dr. John Nezlek

Megan Victor, Anthropology, MA/PhD
Advisor: Neil Norman

In the Natural and Computational Sciences:

Ghazi Mahjoub, Biology, MS
Advisor: Dr. John Swaddle

2013

In the Humanities and Social Sciences:

Hayden Bassett, Anthropology, MA/PhD
Advisor: Dr. Neil Norman

Patrick Hammett, Psychology, MA
Advisor: Cheryl Dickter

In the Natural and Computational Sciences:

Courtney Turrin, Biology, MS
Advisor: Dr. Bryan Watts

2012

In the Humanities and Social Sciences:

Rebecca Schumann, Anthropology, MA
Advisor: Dr. Marley Brown

Megan Victor, Anthropology, MA/PhD
Advisor: Dr. Neil Norman

In the Natural and Computational Sciences:

Morgan Niccoli, Biology, MS
Advisor: Dr. Matthias Leu