2019 History Undergraduate Writing Prize Winners

June 10, 2019

The History Faculty is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 History Undergraduate Writing Prizes, honoring excellence in historical research and writing.  The three awards of $300 each honor MIT historians John W. Dower, Pauline Maier, and Bruce Mazlish.  This year's reciepients are:

Alden James ‘20
Title: Pragmatism and Pride Before the Fall: Julius Caesar and the Roman Triumph
Class: 21H.331 - Julius Caesar and the Fall of the Roman Republic


Pedro Vergara Merino ’19 (exchange student from Sciences Po Paris)
Title: Creating the Patriarchal Nuclear Family Home: The Emergence and Evolution of Public Housing during the 1930s
Course: 21H.108 - Sexual and Gender Identities 


Jessica Yu ‘19
Title: The Postwar Trial: Husband, Wife and Therapist in an Age of Collectivism
Class: 21H.983 - Gender

Congratualtions to all!