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.

Robert Carlock, “A New (Bowling Green State) University: Educational Activism, Social Change, and Campus Protest in the Long Sixties,” 2019
Jeremy Albrecht, “Rome and Folklore: An Analysis of Roman Foundational Mythology,” 2020

Recent Recipients: 
Michael Horton, 2018; Kaysie Harrington, 2019 

Senior Graduate Student Distinguished Research Award  

Awarded to a senior (2nd-year) graduate student that submits the best paper from a History class during each academic year.

Jacob Mach, “‘And Through the Providence of God’: The Theology of Mary Rowlandson,” 2020

Recent Recipients: Chris Lause, 2018; Rebekah Brown, 2019  

Junior Graduate Student Distinguished Research Award

Awarded to a junior (1st-year) graduate student that submits the best paper from a History class during each academic year.

Brittany VonKamp, “’A jewel of a theater:’” BGSU’s Gish Film Theater and the Renaming Controversy,“ 2020

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

Presented to the graduate student recognized as the outstanding teaching assistant in the Department of History.

Recent Recipients: Kaysie Harrington. 2018; Robert Carlock, 2019; Keith Lenhart, 2020

Outstanding Departmental Citizen Award 

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

Recent Recipients: Kyle Penzinski 2018; Robert Carlock and Lee Slusher, 2019; and Julian Gillilan, 2020 

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