Annual WGS Awards

Each Spring Semester, the department recognizes exceptional students, faculty and community members for their contributions to WGS.

Award Descriptions & Requirements

Outstanding Undergraduate Major/Concentrator

1997 - Marcie Fisher 2009 - Jennifer Bowman
1998 - Melissa Alonzo 2010 - Rachel O'Pry
2001 - Amisha Sharma 2011 - Robin Toler
2003 - Kayla Bourg 2014 - Ray Siebenkittel
2004 - Rachel Brown  2018 - Andreana Tarleton
2006 - Kristen Harper  
2007 - Nicole Zaleski  

Outstanding Undergraduate Minor

1994 - Nathan Lutz 2010 - Tamyra Craig
1995 - Kimberly Hood 2011 - Kathryn Barry
1996 - Belinda Baldwin 2015 - Grace Reinke
2000 - Sarah Ann McMorris 2016 - Jem Martin
2002 - Jennifer Alford  2020 - Kristen DeFreitas
2004 - Paige O'Neill  
2006 - Tanya Rawal-Jindia  

Outstanding Graduate Minor

2009 - Elizabeth Domangue 2014 - Jordan Von Cannon
2010 - Brigette McCray 2015 - Vincent Harris
2011 - Wendy Braun 2016 - Ray Siebenkittel
2012 - Jaime Cantrell and Cara Jones 2019 - Lauren Rackley
2013 - Monica Miller  2020 - Alexandra Chiasson

Ann Veronica Simon Outstanding Dissertation Award

This award is endowed by the family and friends of Ann Simon, the first WGS program coordinator.

2003 - Andrea Adolf 2012 - Natashia Bingham
2004 - Ann Elizabeth Younger 2013 - Wendy Braun
2005 - Wesley Buerkle 2014 - Cara Jones
2006 - Kristen Hanson 2015 - Penelope Dane
2007 - Catherine Afua Kapi 2016 - Madoka Kishi
2008 - Lori Knox 2019 - Evleen Nasir 
2010 - Elizabeth Domangue  2020 - Marla Erwin
2011 - Rachel Spear  

Outstanding Feminist Master's Thesis or Project

1994 - Elizabeth Howie 2002 - Shannon Carey
1995 - Margaret Bohls 2004 - Nicole Bowen
1996 - Alison Collins 2006 - Kayla Bourg
1997 - Stefanie E. Rehn 2018 - Lauren Rackley 
1998 - Beth Younger 2019 - Ifeyinwa F. Davis 
1999 - Andrea Blair  2020 - Jorge Abadin

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

2011 - Cara Jones 2016 - Cristina Rosell
2012 - Andrea Berringer 2018 - Cordarrell Self
2013 - Mona Rocha 2019 - Charla Hughes
2014 - Monica Miller

 

2015- Stacey Amo  

Outstanding Feminist Activist

1994 - Laura Gough 2007 - Rachael Hebert
1995 - Marcie Fisher 2008 - Elaine Maccio
1996 - Sara Evans 2009 - Jessica Ketcham-Weber
1997 - Susan Bruson 2010 - Carol Plummer
1998 - Karen Holt 2011 - Karen Quebedeaux
1999 - Kelly Connison 2012 - Ashley Baggett
2000 - Andrea Adolph 2013 - Penelope Dane
2001 - Becky Ropers-Huilman 2014 - Courtney Brandabur
2002 - Kelly Kromer 2015 - Qroma
2003 - Amber Vlasnik 2016 - Cat Jacquet
2006 - Kristen Bradley  2020 - Ashley Sheffield

Outstanding Faculty or Affiliate Contribution

1994 - Idee Winfield 2007 - Becky Ropers-Huilman
1995 - J. Kay Keels 2008 - Rita Culross
1996 - Robin Roberts 2009 - Irene Di Maio
1997 - Michelle Masse' 2010 - Jackie Bach
1998 - Emily Toth 2011 - Daphne Cain
1999 - Margaret Parker 2012 - Dan Novak
2000 - Kate Jensen 2013 - Elaine Maccio
2001 - Petra Munro 2014 - Benjamin Kahan
2002 - Judith Schiebout 2015 - Dana Berkowitz
2003 - Jill Suitor 2016 - Liam Lair
2004 - Rita Culross 2018 - Elena Castro 
2005 - Helen Regis 2019 - Benjy Kahan 
2006 - Kathleen Bratton  2020 - Dorota Heneghan

Annette Masse' and Beatrice Remillard Award for Outstanding Returning Student

2011 - Yvette Hyde 2018 - Maretta McDonald
2012 - Monica Miller 2019 - Misty D. Saribal
2014 - Emily Blosser

2020 - Jasmine Hill

2015 - Kenyatta Gilbert  2020 - Nalo Zidan
2016 - Sarah Marcello  

Outstanding Non-Faculty/Supporter Contribution

2001 - Ann Whitmer 2010 - Brenda Macon
2002 - Michael Tick 2011 - Wendy Herschman
2007 - Mary Ann Brown 2011 - Laura Marks
2008 - Christian Molidor 2016 - Maria Wallace
2009 - Jessica Ketcham-Weber 2020 - Lois Edmonds

 

Retired Awards

Outstanding Feminist Dissertation

1994 - Janet Montelaro 1999 - Joanna Marshall
1995 - Sigrid King 2000 - Ida Maxie Wells
1996 - Lisa Walker 2001 - Rebecca Carter
1997 - Catherine Williamson 2001 - Sally Tyler
1998 - Paula Garrett  2002 - Margaret Watson
1997 - Catherine Williamson  

Outstanding Returning Adult Student

1994 - Jan Chevalier 2000 - Helena Van Burger Landry
1995 - Andreas Kluziak-Munro 2003 - Marla Erwin
1996 - Betty LeBlanc 2008 - Dilek Suslu
1998 - Marinda Beridon Sherman 2009 - Karen Quebedeaux
1999 - Linda Knecht 2010 - Joe Smith

 

Vincent Harris and Dana Berkowitz

Kate Bratton and Stacey Amo

Grace Reinke and Debbie Goldgaber

Elaine Maccio and Sarah Marcello

Elaine Maccio and Cat Jacquet

Elaine Maccio and Liam Lair

Elaine Maccio and Jem Martin

Elaine Maccio and Maria Wallace

Elaine Maccio and Ray Siebenkittel

Elaine Maccio and Cristina Rosell