Congratulations to Constitutional Studies minor Dominique Estes, who won the 2019 Paul Bartholomew Prize for the best senior thesis in political theory! Her thesis, "I Don't Know What the Social Contract Means and at This Point I'm Too Afraid to Ask," was advised by Professor Sotirios Barber. A full list of the Political Science Department winners is below.
From the Political Science Department:
The John Roos Prize for the best senior thesis in the field of American politics goes to Zoe Walker, for her thesis "Racing the Messenger: The Effects of Racial Cues on Blacks' Political Attitudes," advised by Dianne Pinderhughes.
The Stephen Kertesz Prize for the best senior thesis in the field of international relations goes to Kate Lederer for her thesis, "Coalition of the Developing? Expanding Regional Integration on the African Continent," advised by Susan Rosato.
The Guillermo O'Donnell Prize for the best senior thesis in comparative politics goes to Colleen Keegan for her thesis "Europhiles on the Emerald Isle: EU Sentiment in Ireland in the Wake of the 2008 Global Banking Crisis and the 2016 Brexit Vote," advised by Andy Gould.
The Paul Bartholomew Prize for the best senior thesis in political theory goes to Dominique Estes for her thesis "I Don't Know What the Social Contract Means and at This Point I'm Too Afraid to Ask," advised by Sot Barber.
The Gary F. Barnabo Political Science Writing Award goes to Nicole Waddick.
The George Brinkley Service Award goes to Sarah Brown for her work with BridgeND.
Congratulations to the prize winners and to all students who wrote a senior thesis and to their faculty advisors.