Undergraduate Achievements


2016/2017

Chelsea JacksonJustin Moore: Summer Research Opportunity Program, Northwestern University. SROP is a competitive research experience with the goal of increasing the number of underrepresented students who pursue graduate study and research careers. SROP helps prepare undergraduates for graduate study through intensive research experiences with faculty mentors and enrichment activities.

Chelsea Jackson: Harry S. Truman Scholar, a national honor awarded to students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, academic excellence, and a commitment to a life of public service

Group of people in librarySamantha Perlman: Alan Rackoff Prize Winner, awarded for the best honors thesis based on primary source material

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”