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.
Major: Economics Minor: Gender Studies
Graduation date: 2016
Construction and Destruction Masculinity and Violence in America
Capstone Essay Professor: Kevin Burke
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.
Sarah Helen Murphy
Majors in History and in French
Graduation Date: May 2015
Commanding Kinship: The Role of the Family in the Advancement of Antebellum Women’s Education
Advisor: Dr. Catherine Cangany
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.
Danielle M. Fulmer
Graduate PhD Peace Studies & Sociology, Gender Studies Minor
Graduation date: May 2021
Local-Global Feminist Translation: Agency and Temporality in the Liberal Peace