Honors & Awards

2017 Prize & Award Winners

Graduate Seminar Paper Prize — Benjamin Daniels
For outstanding scholarship in a graduate course

Michael I. Gurevich Prize — Emily Hoge
For outstanding graduate work in Russian history

George T. Guttridge Prize — Trevor Jackson & Jason Ross Rozumalski
For outstanding work in the field of British or American colonial history

David Hollinger Prize — Anthony Gregory
For outstanding scholarship in intellectual history

Leo Lowenthal Memorial Prize — Sophie FitzMaurice
For outstanding scholarship in the history of culture and politics

Friends of Cal History Dissertation Prize — Bathsheba Demuth
For the best-written doctoral dissertation in the Department of History

Matilda Morrison Miller Award — Henry Clay Carter
For outstanding scholarship by an undergraduate in the history of the Western United States

Friends of Cal History Thesis Prize & Department Citation — Ryan L. Culpeper
For the best-written undergraduate thesis in the Department of History
 

2016–2017 Proposed Honors List
Requirements for graduating with Honors in History

Highest Honors:
Ryan L. Culpeper
J. Hannah Lee
Bita Mousavi

High Honors:
Stanislaw Leon Banach
Sierra Nicole Barton
Justin Matthew Germain
John Gleb
Cody Montana Gomberg
Chance Grable
Ray Tang Hou
Michelaina Johnson
Pilar Olivia Sophia Kearney
Eric Allen Kenyon
Rachel Jungyeon Kim
Angus Lewis
Sander Lutz
Allison Panelas
Kayla L. Plotner
Patricia Serpa
Miyako Singer
Alon Sugarman

Honors:
Tereese Nawal Abuhamdeh
Peter Austen Alexander
Janae Alvira
Alexis Attisha
Thomas Blakeslee
Tobias Rainer Brachmann
Isabella Victoria Brzezienski
Marissa Magdalena Cruz
Grayson Ineichen Dimick
Joseph Vincent Douglas
Paz Flournoy
Gaetano Vincent Forte
Brigitte Lucia Freeman
Jillian Friess
Michael Bret Hadley
Clayton Hale
Katrina Hall
Elizabeth Grace Harb
Daniel Frederick Hathaway
Katharine May Hirata
Cassandra Sloan Ippaso
Hayden Montgomery Irwin
Fabian Jacobo
Sagaree Jain
Sonia M Kahn
Ryan Kory
Karly Kurkjian
Mary Rose La Grange
Elisabeth Larson
Grace Lee
Richard S Lee
Darien Lo
Benjamin Long
Lydia Marie Day Maher
Tiffany Marian Marinko
Erol Taner Morkoc
Sophia Elena O'Brien
Gabriella Orellana
Jack Palkovic
Jung Woo Park
Connor Ritschard
Madeleine Salah
Kelsey Lynn Schiedermayer
Agnes Se Hee Shin
Tanner John Simmonds
Lucy Song
Daniela Torres
Taylor Totten
Kristen Vredeveld
Yuqing Yang
Fook Ka Anastasia Yip
 

2017 Phi Beta Kappa Members

Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest academic honor society, founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Election to Phi Beta Kappa is a recognition of academic achievement, especially in the acquisition of knowledge in the liberal arts and sciences.

Alexis Attisha
Ryan L. Culpeper
Grayson Ineichen Dimick
Justin Matthew Germain
John Gleb
Elizabeth Grace Harb
Makoto Reed Inouye
Cassandra Sloan Ippaso
Sagaree Jain
Eric Allen Kenyon
Mary R. La Grange
J. Hannah Lee
Benjamin Long
Sander Lutz
Bita Mousavi
Allison Panelas
Connor Ritschard
Kelsey Lynn Schiedermayer
Patricia Serpa
Miyako Singer