Government Department

Student Honors and Prizes, 2016-2017

(Please scroll down for 2015-16, 2014-15, 2013-14, 2012-13, 2011-12)

Honors

Phi Beta Kappa

Fall Chapter
Elizabeth Shackney

Prizes

Student Honors and Prizes, 2015-2016

Honors

High Honors in Government
Olivia Glick
John Murchison
Nick Murphy
Jacob Pitkow
Jess Zalph

Honors in Government
Sadichchha Adhikari
Tabitha Gillombardo
Adam Greene
Michelle Jiyoung Han
Philip Lawler
Jackson Ledger
Gabriel Lipton Galbraith
Cole Phillips
Eki Ramadhan
Kevin Winnie

Phi Beta Kappa

The senior Government majors
 elected to Phi Beta Kappa in 2015-2016 were:

Fall Chapter
Amanda Li


Spring Chapter
Elizabeth Alexion
Maya Berkman
Tabitha Gillombardo
Emily Greenspan
Jessica Katzen
Jackson Ledger
Eki Ramadhan
Jess Zalph
 
 

Prizes

Davenport Prize: to senior majors who show excellence in the study of political science. John Murchison '16, Jess Zalph '16

Parker Prize: To a sophomore or junior who excels in public speaking. Ben Marvin-Vanderryn '17, Grace Wong '18

Rich PrizeTo a senior whose orations are judged best in composition and delivery. Elizabeth Alexion '16, Gabriel Lipton-Galbraith '16

Skirm PrizeTo the best research or writing project completed by a Government major in his or her junior year. Nick Murphy '16, Jess Zalph '16

Titus Prize: to support the summer studies of a deserving Wesleyan junior majoring in Government, East Asian Studies, or the College of Social Studies. Julia Yu '17

White Fellowship: To majors who show excellence in the study of political science.  Maya Berkman '16, Emily Greenspan '16, Michelle Han '16, Jessica Katzen '16, Amanda Li '16, Tess Litchman '16, Cole Phillips '16

Student Honors and Prizes, 2014-2015

Honors 

High Honors in Government
Quinta Jurecic*
Zachary Wulderk

* awarded University Honors

Honors in Government
Darcie Binder
Claire Aletta Brady
Chloe Holden
Eliza Loomis
Max Owen-Dunow
Rachel Unger

Phi Beta Kappa

The senior Government majors
 elected to Phi Beta Kappa in 2014-2015 were:

Fall Chapter

Quinta Jurecic

Spring Chapter

Elizabeth Baggott
Darcie Binder
Claire Aletta Brady
Madison Hartley
Heidi Hirvonen
Eliza Loomis
Elijah Stevens
Rachel Unger

 

 

Prizes

Davenport Prize: to senior majors who show excellence in the study of political science. Quinta Jurecic '15, Zachary Wulderk '15

Parker Prize: To a sophomore or junior who excels in public speaking. Saahil Bhargava '16, Philip Lawler '16, Tess Litchman '16

Rich PrizeTo a senior whose orations are judged best in composition and delivery. Jasmine Masand '15

Skirm PrizeTo the best research or writing project completed by a Government major in his or her junior year. Quinta Jurecic '15, Ting Zhang '15

Titus Prize: to support the summer studies of a deserving Wesleyan junior majoring in Government, East Asian Studies, or the College of Social Studies. Jiyoung Han '16

White Fellowship: To majors who show excellence in the study of political science. Elizabeth Baggott '15, Darcie Binder '15, Claire Aletta Brady '15, Casey Downey '15, Samuel Furnival '15, Madison Hartley '15, Heidi Hirvonen '15, Eliza Loomis '15, Nicholas Murphy '16, Max Owen-Dunow '15, Elijah Stevens '15, Rachel Unger '15

Student Honors and Prizes, 2013-2014

Honors 

High Honors in Government

Leonid Liu
Grace Powell
Chloe Rinehart*
 * awarded University Honors

Honors in Government

Ariella Axelbank
Alyssa Bonneau
Lucy Britt
Ana Halsey
Andrew Trexler

Phi Beta Kappa

The senior Government majors
 elected to Phi Beta Kappa in 2013-2014 were:

Fall Chapter

Ga Eun Yoo

Spring Chapter

Cassandra Garvin
Ana Halsey
Olivia Horton
Leonid Liu
Natasha Phillips
Grace Powell
Chloe Rinehart

 

Prizes

Davenport Prize: to senior majors who show excellence in the study of political science. Leonid Liu '14, Grace Powell '14, Chloe Rinehart '14

Hallowell Prize: to an outstanding senior in the study of social science. Grace Powell '14

Parker Prize: To a sophomore or junior who excels in public speaking. Aletta Brady '14.5, Christian Hosam '15

Rich PrizeTo a senior whose orations are judged best in composition and delivery. Cassandra Garvin '14, Leonid Liu '14, Oladoyin Oladapo '14

Skirm PrizeTo the best research or writing project completed by a Government major in his or her junior year. Natasha Phillips '14

White Fellowship: To majors who show excellence in the study of political science. Ariella Axelbank '14, Ana Halsey '14, Olivia Horton '14, Andrew Trexler '14, Ga Eun Yoo '14, Quinta Jurecic '15

Student Honors and Prizes, 2012-2013

Honors 

High Honors in Government

Nicolas Cavallo

Honors in Government

Sarah Cassel
Taran Catania
Amy Davis
Alexandra Ellerbeck
Katherine James
Justin Metz
Ivan Stoitzev

Phi Beta Kappa

The senior Government majors
 elected to Phi Beta Kappa in the Spring 2013 were:

Emma Caccamo
Sarah Cassel
Alexandra Ellerbeck
Clément Guerner
Corey Guilmette
Ryan Katz

Prizes

Davenport Prize: to senior majors who show excellence in the study of political science. Sarah Cassel '13, Nicolas Cavallo '13, Alexandra Ellerbeck '13, Corey Guilmette '13

Parker Prize: To a sophomore or junior who excels in public speaking. Chazelle Rhoden '14, Andrew Trexler '14

Rich PrizeTo a senior whose orations are judged best in composition and delivery. Emma Caccamo '13, Gabriela De Golia '13

Titus Prize: to support the summer studies of a deserving Wesleyan junior majoring in Government, East Asian Studies, or the College of Social Studies. Huyen Le '14

White Fellowship: To majors who show excellence in the study of political science. Amy Davis '13, Katherine James '13, Ryan Katz '13, Justin Metz '13, Ivan Stoitzev '13

Student Honors and Prizes, 2011-2012

Honors 

High Honors in Government

Rachel Levenson

Honors in Government

Elizabeth Dorsey
Jacob Hertz
Jack Hoskins
Julia Jonas-Day
Jordan Lyons
Nathan Mackenzie
Aidan Markland
Alexander Meadow
Anya Palkowski
Samuel Plapinger
Mari Sahakyan

Phi Beta Kappa

The senior Government majors 
elected to Phi Beta Kappa in the Spring 2012 were:

Kevin Donohoe
Jack Hoskins
Julia Jonas-Day
Rachel Levenson
Aidan Markland
Anya Palkowski

Prizes

Davenport Prize: to senior majors who show excellence in the study of political science. Julia Jonas-Day '12, Rachel Levenson '12, Mari Sahakyan '12

Parker Prize: To a sophomore or junior who excels in public speaking. Nicolas Cavallo '13, Clément Guerner '13

Rich Prize: To a senior whose orations are judged best in composition and delivery. Kevin Donohoe '12

Skirm Prize: To the best research or writing project completed by a Government major in his or her junior year. Shirley Wu '12

White Fellowship: To majors who show excellence in the study of political science. Taran Catania '13, Jacob Hertz '12, Jack Hoskins '12, Anya Palkowski '12, Samuel Plapinger '12, Margaret Vasu '12