Charles O. Richardson Prize
In Recognition of Outstanding Achievement in the First-Year History Seminar
2021-22 Winners: Mel Flocco and Brigid Rizziello
The award is based on the vote of fellow seminar members for the most valuable player in the historical role-playing game, as well as on contributions to seminar discussions and excellence in historical research. The unique feature of the first-year seminar is playing Patriots, Loyalists & Revolution in New York City, 1775-76, created by Reacting to the Past.
Gary A. Carskaddan Prize
Fall 2021 Winners: Brian G. Inglin and Patrick T. Luckie
Spring 2022 Winner: Jack Bunker
The most recent Gary A. Carskaddan Prize winners are Brian G. Inglin (Fall 2021), Patrick T. Luckie (Fall 2021) and Jack Bunker (Spring 2022). The Carskaddan Prize is awarded to the History or Education/History major who, with 12-21 credits in history courses at the end of the previous semester, had the highest cumulative grade point average in history courses. Winners receive a Rider Bookstore gift certificate or equivalent cash award.
Levine Research Prize
Fall 2020: Annamarie Bernard, Donald Duck, Dire Warnings, and Der Fuehrer: How Disney’s World War II Propaganda Uncovered Subliminal Messages
Spring 2021: Anthony Higueruela, The Rise of Corporate Power and the Disintegration of American Democracy
Fall 2021: Victoria Burd, “Rights, Redistribution, and Recognition,” Newark and Its Place in the Civil Rights Movement
Levine Phi Alpha Theta Prize
2021-22 Winner: Victoria Burd
This is our most prestigious prize awarded to the graduating History major or Education/History major with the highest cumulative grade point average in history.
Spring 2021: Brad Weatherford (Chinese Philosophy and the Arts)
Awarded each year to the student who has written the best paper in Philosophy.