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Three win prestigious Hoopes Prize

May 13, 2019

Three CES Senior Thesis Grant Recipients Sara Bobok, Emily Brothers and Julia Fine were awarded the prestigious Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize for their "excellent undergraduate work." These students had spent their junior summer in Europe to conduct research for their senior thesis and were nominated by their advisors including Maya Jasanoff, CES Resident Faculty, and Nicolas Prevelakis, CES Local Affiliate. All three students participated in the CES Senior Thesis Conference in December 2018 where they presented the preliminary findings of their research to their peers and faculty. Details are as follows:

  • Sara Bobok for her submission entitled “The Paradox of Nemzeti: Liberals in the Hungarian FarRight”—nominated by Nicolas Prevelakis
  • Emily Brother for her submission entitled “From the Page to Performance: A Lecture-Recital Exploring the Interpretive Possibilities in Frédéric Chopin’s Preludes, Op. 28”—nominated by Suzannah Clark
  • Julia Fine for her submission entitled “Civilized Man Cannot Live Without Cooks: Food and Empire in Colonial India”—nominated by Maya Jasanoff and Alan Niles