Undergraduate Achievements

2016/2017

Justin Moore: Summer Research Opportunity Program, Northwestern University

Chelsea Jackson: Harry S. Truman Scholar

Samantha Perlman: Alan Rackoff Prize Winner

Andrew Sullins: Atwood Undergraduate Research Award Winner for “Covert Killings: Civilian Casualties and the Use of Covert Drone Strikes in the War on Terror,” completed in AAS 412W: War Crimes and Genocide 

2015/2016

River Bunkley: Humanity-in-Action Fellowship

Hannah Conway: Woodruff Library Undergraduate Research Award Winner, "Behind the Lens of the Civil Rights Movement," completed in AAS 267: The Civil Rights Movement

Samantha Keng: Woodruff Library Undergraduate Research Award Winner, "Model Minority Awakenings," completed in AAS 267: The Civil Rights Movement

Kaushik Ravipati: "Justice Exposed" published in the Emory Undergraduate Research Journal, completed in AAS 410W: American Human Rights Policy, click here to read the article

Ami Fields-Meyer: Emory College class orator, click here to read the story

Bryan Natividad: Emory University Commencement marshal

2014/2015

Jovonna Jones: Lucius Lamar McMullan Award Winner

Casidy Campbell: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Summer Research Fellowship, New York

Jomo Wilson:  MMUF Summer Research Program, University of Chicago

Bryan Natividad: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Summer Research Fellowship, New York

Dominique Hayward: Woodruff Library Undergraduate Research Award Winner, “Innocents’ Death,” completed in AAS 410: American Human Rights Policy

Alyssa Weinstein: Woodruff Library Undergraduate Research Award Winner, “Forgetting our History: American Failure to Protect Human Rights in Rwanda and Syria,” completed in AAS 412: War Crimes and Genocide

Jacob Teich: Woodruff Library Undergraduate Research Honorable Mention, “Overcoming the Ghost of Leo Frank: Atlanta Jews and the Civil Rights Movement,” completed in AAS 267: The Civil Rights Movement

Outstanding group papers written by students enrolled in Spring 2015 class, “Race and Health in the US,” now being revised for submission to professional journals:

  • “The Instability of the Black Middle Class: Relationship to Wealth, Education and Health”
  • “At the Expense of Mental Health: An Analysis of Social Determinants of Mental Health and the Pursuit of the Model Minority’s American Dream in Asian American Populations”