Award Winners

2020 Recipients
Article/Chapter:

  • Patricia Bredar – English PhD Candidate, Minors: Gender Studies and Irish Studies
    “A voyage of discovery” Reimagining the Walking Woman through 19th-Century Diaries

​​​​​​​Essay:

  • Anne E. Crafton- Medieval Studies PhD Candidate, Minor: Gender Studies
    Full of Rebaldrie, Scaldit in Scurrilittie;Forbidden Topics and Gendered Language in the Freeing Verse of Flytings

2019 Recipients
Article/Chapter:

  • Stacy Sivinski - English PhD Candidate, Minors: Gender Studies and Irish Studies 
    Velvet, Silk, and Other Ecstasies: Exploring Affective Encounters with Clothes in Early Issues of Vogue

Essay:

  • Abigail Jorgensen - Sociology PhD Candidate, Gender Studies Graduate Minor
    Rethinking Besiegement: Understanding boundaries and conflict in Women’s and Gender Studies academic units

2018 Recipient
Joseph Earl Thomas - English, Creative Writing MFA Candidate, Gender Studies Graduate Minor
Afro-Pessimism And Coming Of Age in Nnedi Okorafor's Binti

2017 Recipient
Patricia Bredar - English PhD Candidate, Gender Studies Graduate Minor
“On the score of her great learning”: Sites of Education in Smith’s The Old Manor House and Owenson’s The Wild Irish Girl

2016 Recipient
Danielle Green - English PhD Candidate, Gender Studies Graduate Minor
“[Their] dress so antick”: Cross-Dressing, Mobility, and Gender Identity in the Work of Margaret Cavendish

2015 Recipient
Danielle M. Fulmer - Peace Studies & Sociology PhD Candidate, Gender Studies Graduate Minor
Local-Global Feminist Translation: Agency and Temporality in the Liberal Peace

2014 Recipient
Danielle M. Fulmer - Peace Studies & Sociology PhD Candidate, Gender Studies Graduate Minor 
Gender-Inclusive Peacebuilding and Changes in Gender Equality - A Comparative Case Study: Rwanda and Sierra Leone

2013 Recipient
Melissa McCoul - English PhD Candidate, Gender Studies Graduate Minor
Female Complaints: Circulation, Appetite, and Disease Surrounding The Story of a Modern Woman

2012 Recipient
Erin Hinz - MFA Student, Art, History & Design/Painting, Gender Studies Graduate Minor
The Work of Leonora Carrington: An Alchemical Transmutation of Gender through Magic, Animals, and Narrative

2011 Recipient
Jacquilyn A. Weeks - English PhD Candidate, Gender Studies Graduate Minor 
Changeling in the Attic: The Other (worldly) Female Self in Charlotte Mew's  "The Farmer's Bride'