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Recent Graduate Student Awards & Fellowships

National and International Awards & Fellowships

Aaron Higgins-Brake, Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst Intensive Language Scholarship, 2016

Kimberly Zwez, Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst Intensive Language Scholarship, 2016

Alessio Rotundo, Chateaubriand Fellowship, 2016

Bethany Somma, three year research fellowship from the Munich School of Ancient Philosophy (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich), 2015–2018.

Martin Krahn, Fulbright Fellowship (U Kaiserlautern), 2015–2016

Paul Zipfel, Fulbright Fellowship (U Köln) 2015–16

Tristana Martin-Rubio, Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst Intensive Language Scholarship, 2015

Aaron Higgins-Brake, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Award, 2015–2019

Tristana Martin Rubio, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Award, 2014–2018

Martin Krahn, Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst Intensive Language Scholarship, 2014

Jacob Greenstine, Fulbright Fellowship (U Kassel), 2013–14

An article put out by the University provides more extensive details about many of this last year’s awards and award winners.

Dissertation Awards

Stephanie Adair, 2016 Honorable Mention, Distinguished Dissertation Award in the Humanities Division for "Thinking Without Concepts: The Aesthetic Use of the Logical Functions in Kant's Third Critique" (Director: Dr. Jennifer Ann Bates)

Boram Jeong, 2014–15 McAnulty Dissertation Fellowship (Visiting Researcher [Chercheuse invitée] at Department of Philosophy, Université Paris VIII Vincennes-Saint-Denis for duration of Fellowship)

Jim Bahoh, 2014–15 McAnulty Dissertation Fellowship

Jacob Graham, 2012–2013 Distinguished Dissertation Award in the Humanities Division for his work, “The Flourishing Self in Aristotle and the Authentic Self in Heidegger” (Director: Dr. Michael Harrington)

Teaching Awards

Tom Ball, Peter LIbbey, and Bethany Somma, 2015–16 Charles S. Dougherty Philosophy Graduate Teaching Award

Matthew Lovett, 2014–15 Charles S. Dougherty Philosophy Graduate Teaching Award

Andrew Jussaume, 2013–14 Charles S. Dougherty Philosophy Graduate Teaching Award

Becky Vartabedian, 2011–12 Charles S. Dougherty Philosophy Graduate Teaching Award

Essay Awards

Nicholas Brown, 2015–16 Philosophy Essay prize, for his paper “Making History: Power, Discourse and the Possibility of Change”

Matthew Yaw, 2014–15 Philosophy Essay Prize, for his paper “Nietzsche's Paean to War”

Bethany Somma, 2013–14 Philosophy Essay Prize, for her paper “Adoptees and Philosophers: Searching for Self and Stability in Stoic Therapy”

The 2012–13 Philosophy Essay Prize was awarded to both Jacob Greenstine, for his paper “Why Galileo Matters,” and Matt Lovett, for his paper “Rothko’s Negative Theology”

Academic Awards

Nathan Eckstrand, 2011–2012 McAnulty College Graduate School’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship

Ryan Johnson, 2012–2013 McAnulty College Graduate School’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship

Sila Ozkara, 2013 Phi Kappa Phi honor society Love of Learning award