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Congratulations to our Writing Award Recipients

April 27, 2016 • Categories: Alumni and Students

The Gender Studies Outstanding Essay Award, presented to a Notre Dame undergraduate for an outstanding essay on a topic related to gender studies:
The Philip L. Quinn Essay Prize, presented to a Notre Dame undergraduate for the best academic essay on a topic related to Gender Studies ($100).  This prize is named in honor of Professor Philip L. Quinn who taught in the Notre Dame Philosophy Department for many years and was a generous supporter of the Gender Studies Program.  The funds are provided by the Genevieve D. Willis Endowment for the Gender Studies Program.

 

2016 Recipient

Abigail Bartels

Majors: Political Science and Gender Studies 

Minor: Theology

Graduation Date: May 2016

Variance in Quotas and Women in Legislatures:

The impact of factors affecting quota implementation on quota success

 

 

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The Gender Studies Senior Thesis Award, presented to a Notre Dame undergraduate senior for the best senior thesis on a topic related to gender studies:

The Genevieve D. Willis Senior Thesis Prize, presented to a Gender Studies major or minor with the best research paper in the Gender Studies senior thesis course ($150).  This prize is named in honor of Genevieve D. Willis, whose family has provided the Genevieve D. Willis Endowment for the Gender Studies Program.

 

2016 Recipient

Abigail Bartels

Majors: Political Science and Gender Studies 

Minor: Theology

Graduation Date: May 2016

My Strategy Brings All The Boys To The Yard:

 An analysis of the gender gap and its impact on the swing vote in United States presidential elections

    

 

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G.Margaret Porter Graduate Writing Prize, presented to a Gender Studies Graduate Minor student for the best essay on a topic related to gender Studies.

The Gender Studies Graduate Writing Prize ($150) is awarded to the best essay by a Gender Studies Graduate Minor student written in the calendar year (January to December).  Submissions can be essays written for a class, or papers presented at conferences.  Chapters of a dissertation and MA papers are not eligible.  Only graduate students enrolled in the Gender Studies Minor may apply.  Papers will be judged by a committee consisting of the Director of Gender Studies and two members of the Gender Studies affiliated faculty.      

 

2016 Recipient

Danielle Green

Graduate PhD English, Minor: Gender Studies and Irish Studies

Graduation date: May 2022

“[Their] dress so antick”:

Cross-Dressing, Mobility, and Gender Identity in the Work of Margaret Cavendish

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