Departmental Student Awards

The C. H. Richards Award for Excellence in Political Science is given to the graduating senior who is deemed by a departmental committee to have excelled in both the study of politics and in departmental, campus and community service.
Award Winners
2013
  In 2013 Dan Stefany was awarded the C.H. Richards Award for Excellence in Politics and International Affairs. Dan will attend the University of Virginia's School of Law in fall 2013.
The Jack D. Fleer Award for Excellence in Honors in Political Science is given to a graduating senior who has qualified for Honors and who is deemed by a departmental committee to have written the best senior seminar paper.
Award Winners
2013
The 2012 winner of the Jack D. Fleer Award for Excellence in Honors was Dan Stefany . He received the award for his senior paper “2012 Interstate Voter Turnout."
The Carl Moses Excellence in Research Award honors an outstanding senior seminar paper.
Award Winners
2013
Meenu Krishnan won the Carl Moses Excellence in Research Award for her senior paper "Democracies at Risk: Divergent Approaches to Press Violence in Colombia and Mexico." She will be pursuing an MPhil in International Relations and Politics at Cambridge University in the UK.
The Jack D. and Martha H. Fleer Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating senior. The need-based scholarship recipient will be selected by a departmental committee which gives special attention to meritorious performance in the major.
Scholarship Recipients
2013
In 2013 the recipient of the Jack D. and Martha H. Fleer Scholarship was Justin Cradit.  His postgraduate plans involve pursuing a career in democracy promotion and human rights. He also  plans to take the foreign service exam.

 

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