Five Students Receive Hoopes Prize for Outstanding Senior Theses
May 17, 2018
In May, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences awarded five of our undergraduates the Hoopes Prize for their outstanding senior theses. These students had received CES Senior Thesis Grants in 2017 to conduct their research. Congratulations to these students for their remarkable work.
Stergios Dinopoulos (Visual and Environmental Studies, 2017) – Tο Μάτι (The Eye): A short film about vision, photography, and ethics through the lens of Greece's refugee history.
Benjamin Grimm (Comparative Study of Religion, 2018) – Being Muslim, Becoming Swedish: Swedish-Muslim Identity and the Challenge to Secular Nationalism.
Margot Sabina Mai (Anthropology & Romance Languages and Literatures, 2018) – Street Hurt: Injury and Care in Nigerian Sex Work Migration.
Theo Serlin (History, 2018) – Poverty and the Un-British MPs: Transnational Politics and Economic Thought in Britain and India, 1886-1936.
Caleb Ogden Shelburne (History & Literature, 2018) – Murmurs on the Orient Express: Ottoman Tracks in European Railway History
A natural performer and photographer, Benjamin Grimm ’18 fell into Swedish and comparative religion, but the unlikely combination of interests paved the way to a greater understanding of humanity. Grimm, who was awarded a CES senior thesis grant, received a Hoopes Prize for his research.