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2012 Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize Winners for Undergraduate Senior Theses

June 16, 2012

CES congratulates the following 2012 Hoopes Thesis Prize winner whose travel and research was supported by a fellowship from the Center:

  • Benjamin Tyler Hand (Social Studies), "Utilitarianism and Democracy: From Bentham to Austin"
  • Ian Kumekawa (History) , "To 'Strive Bravely Towards a Surer Goal': A.C. Pigou and the Origins of Welfare Economics"
  • James Kelly McAuley (History and Literature), "Decision in Bordeaux: Eduardo Propper de Callejón, the Problem of the Jewish Refugees, and Actor-Network Theory in Vichy France, 1940-1941"- nominated by Professor Patrice Higonnet
  • Lavinia Ruxandra Mitrio (History of Science), "From the Orfanotrofia to the Institutions for Irrecoverables: Tracing the origins of institutional care for orphaned and abandoned children in Romania"

CES is so pleased to have supported Benjamin, Ian, Lavinia, and Jake, and we wish them the very best in their future endeavors. Special thanks to Patrice for advising Jake's thesis.

CES also congratulates the following students whose theses were advised by members of the Center:

  • Tarek Julian Austin, "The End of Europe?" - nominated by Ruxandra Paul
  • Max Harris, "When a Dollar Wasn't Worth a Buck: The Greenback Reserve, the Treasury, and the Interconnection Between Fiscal and Monetary Policy, 1869-1874" - nominated by Professor Niall Ferguson
  • Brett Alyson Rosenberg, "Prospect for America: Nelson Rockefeller, the Special Studies Project, and the Search for America's Best and Brightest" - nominated by Professor Niall Ferguson