The History Faculty is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 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 recipients are:
Tobit Glenhaber ‘23
Title: Gold, Trusts, and Imperialism: The Populist’s Evolution of Thought on Intervention and Imperialism, 1896-1900
Course: 21H.213 – The War at Home: American Politics and Society in Wartime
Jacob Shapiro ‘23
Title: Religion, Step Aside!
Class: 21H.141 – Renaissance to Revolution: Europe 1300-1800
Felicia Xiao ‘25
Title: Home, Home, Home: Empire, Displacement, and Belonging for Japanese War Orphans Left Behind in China
Class: 21H.354 – World War II in Asia