Awards

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.

Austin Van Nest, “The Black American Press and WWI: The Intersection of Race, Democracy, and War: 1914-1919,” 2022

Recent Recipients: Robert Carlock, 2019; Jeremy Albrecht, 2020; Everett King, 2021.  

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.

Joshua Dubbert, “Stephen Foster, At Home in the 19th Century,” 2022.

Katie Nowakowski, “Northwest Ohio Missions to Native American Settlements, 1800-1842,“ 2021.

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.

Alexandra Gagyi, “’That Bewitching Vegetable:’ White Burley Tobacco Cultivation and Culture in 19th Century Southern Ohio,” 2022.

Recent Recipients: Rebekah Brown, 2019; Jacob Mach, 2020; Daniel Durkin, 2021.  

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.

Alexandra Gagyi, 2022

Recent Recipients: Robert Carlock, 2019; Keith Lenhart, 2020; Victoria TenEyck, 2021

Outstanding Departmental Citizen Award 

Presented to a graduate student for meritorious contributions to the Department of History.

Stephanie Bohnak, 2022

Recent Recipients: Robert Carlock and Lee Slusher, 2019; and Julian Gillilan, 2020; Robyn Perry, 2021

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Updated: 07/05/2022 01:13PM