Lawrence Friedman Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award
Established in 1993 in honor of Dr. Lawrence J. Friedman, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of the Department of History. This award is given for outstanding graduate student research. The dissertation/thesis must be nominated in writing by the student’s mentor.
Shelbi Royster, “’It Wasn’t What I Thought It Would Be:’ Youth Sexual Culture in 1980s American Film,” 2023.
Recent Recipients: Robert Carlock, 2019; Jeremy Albrecht, 2020; Everett King, 2021, Austin Van Nest, 2022.
Outstanding Public History Project
Established in 2021, this award recognizes the most outstanding Public History project that presents original historical research to a public audience.
Nicholas Pavlik, “Applying the Digital Humanities to Great Black Swamp Environmental History: A Prototype and Grant Application,” 2023.
Recent Recipients: Katie Nowakowski, 2021, Joshua Dubbert, 2022.
Senior Graduate Student Distinguished Research Award
Awarded to a senior (2nd-year status) graduate student who submits the best paper from a History class during each academic year.
Kasandra Fager, “More Than a Boomtown: How Local Government and Business Developed in Bowling Green, Ohio from 1830 to 1900,” 2023.
Recent Recipients: Jacob Mach, 2020; Daniel Durkin, 2021, Alexandra Gagyi, 2022.
Junior Graduate Student Distinguished Research Award
Awarded to a junior (1st-year status) graduate student who submits the best paper from a History class during each academic year.
Madison Stump-Smith, “Part of the Solution or Causing Pollution? Changes in Earth Day Practices at Bowling Green State University," 2022.
Recent Recipients: Brittany VonKamp, 2020, Alexandra Gagyi, 2021.
Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
Presented to the graduate student recognized as the outstanding teaching assistant in the Department of History.
Austin Kepling, 2023
Recent Recipients: Keith Lenhart, 2020; Victoria TenEyck, 2021, Alexandra Gagyi, 2022
Outstanding Departmental Citizen Award
Presented to a graduate student for meritorious contributions to the Department of History.
Kasandra Fager, 2023
Recent Recipients: Julian Gillilan, 2020; Robyn Perry, 2021, Stephanie Bohnak, 2022
Updated: 05/03/2023 10:07AM