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Mateo Jarquín and Sonia Tycko Awarded the 2020 Gross Prize

May 26, 2020

The 2020 Harold K. Gross Dissertation Prize has been awarded to Mateo Jarquín and Sonia Tycko for their dissertations. The Gross Prize is “awarded each year at Graduation to the Ph.D. recipient whose dissertation, in the opinion of a committee of Department [of History] members, gave greatest promise of a distinguished career of historical research.” ...

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Undergraduate Prizes and Awards

May 20, 2020

History Department Prizes:

COLTON AWARD (for excellence in the preparation of a senior thesis in the Department of History) awarded to Ariella Kahan for her thesis: “Friends or Foes? Palestinian Arabs in the Eyes of American Women Zionists, 1929-1948.”

CYNTHIA WIGHT ROSSANO PRIZE IN HARVARD HISTORY* (...

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Tamar Herzog Awarded the Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in Mentoring Award

April 28, 2020
Compassion is a quality that doesn’t often appear on CVs or in grant proposals, but it’s a quality that makes a faculty mentor great. The Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in Mentoring Awards, presented by the Graduate Student Council, aim to highlight compassionate, generous mentors who help their graduate advisees thrive at Harvard. Students nominate faculty for the award, and winners are chosen by a GSC selection committee. The Mentoring Award is named for ... Read more about Tamar Herzog Awarded the Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in Mentoring Award