The Graduate Awards were presented by graduate coordinator Dr. Michael Brooks on Friday, April 24 at the “Excellence in History” celebration. The following were recognized:
Outstanding Teaching Assistant: Michael Ginnetti, for his work in Dr. Benjamin Greene and Dr. Rebecca Mancuso’s courses.
Outstanding Seminar Paper: Joe Lueck, for his paper “‘Gun Battle on Prospect’: Competing Visions of Heroism in Dirty Thirties Bowling Green,” written for Dr. Rebecca Mancuso’s local history seminar.
Outstanding Departmental Citizen: Michael Ginnetti.
Outstanding Dissertation: Jay Perry, for his work, titled “The Chinese Question: California, British Columbia, and the Making of Transnational Immigration, 1847-1885.” Dr. Jay Perry was advised by Dr. Rebecca Mancuso (dissertation advisor), Dr. Scott Martin, Dr. Vibha Bhalla, and Dr. Eber Dena.