2010 Student AwardsEnglish

Graduate Awards

Outstanding Graduate Student Awards

  • Alissa Bourbonnais
  • Priyanka Champaneri
  • Karen Goldman
  • Judith Hadley
  • Jennifer Janisch
  • Rebecca McGill
  • Ranjali Murali
  • Sarah Umberger
Meet the Awardees »

Robert Karlson Award

The Robert Karlson prize provides a monetary award to the year's outstanding graduate student in the English Department's MA programs.

  • Alissa S. Bourbonnais
Meet the Awardees »

Sven Eric Molin Award

The Sven Eric Molin Prize provides an award in funds toward the education of a continuing graduate student in English of exceptional merit. 

  • Patricia Higgins
Meet the Awardees »

Cynthia Wynn Herman Scholarship

The Cynthia Wynn Herman Scholarship honors a returning female student, over the age of 25, who has interests in English and Woman's Studies. 

  • Amanda Faye Smith
Meet the Awardees »

Outstanding Mentor-Teacher

  • Corey Beasley
  • Alissa S Bourbonnais
  • Brian Fitzpatrick
  • Amy Garrett-Brown
  • Jennifer Goldsmith
  • Jennifer Janisch
  • Aubrey Lenahan
  • Megan Ronan
  • Brianna Spencer
Meet the Awardees »

Jack Leggett Folklore Award

The Jack Leggett Folklore Award offers financial support to a Folklore student to attend the American Folklore Society meeting.

  • Jason Morris
Meet the Awardees »

Dan Rudy Fiction Prize

The Dan Rudy Fiction Prize for a single short story of 20 double-spaced pages or less.

  • Kirsten Clodfelter
  • Nicole Lee
Meet the Awardees »

Shelley A. Marshall Fiction Prize

The Shelley A. Marshall Fiction Prize for a single short story of 20 doubled-spaced pages or less.

  • Kirsten Clodfelter
  • Stephen Loiaconi
Meet the Awardees »

Mary Roberts Rinehart Fiction Award

  • Priyanka Champaneri
  • Nicole Lee
  • Timothy Rowe
Meet the Awardees »

Mary Roberts Rinehart Poetry Award

  • Jennifer Daniels
  • Ranjani Murali
  • Jack Snyder
Meet the Awardees »

Virginia Downs Poetry Award

The Virginia Downs Poetry Award is given for a single poem of 60 lines or less.

  • Kathleen Goodman
  • Aubrey Lenahan
  • Ranjani Murali
  • Megan Ronan
Meet the Awardees »

Joseph A. Lohman III Poetry Prize

The Joseph Lohman Poetry Prize is given for a single poem of 60 lines or less.

  • Jennifer Daniels
Meet the Awardees »

Undergraduate Awards

James L. Jackson Award

The James L. Jackson Prize provides funds to support the education at George Mason of a continuing undergraduate major in English of exceptional merit.

  • Sarah Hickling
Meet the Awardees »

Aileen Walls Award

The Aileen Walls Award provides a prize to an outstanding graduating English major.

  • Shannon Foley
Meet the Awardees »

Dr. Barry Berkey Personal Essay Award

The Dr. Barry Berkey Personal Essay Award recognizes an outstanding non-fiction personal essay written by a junior or senior undergraduate English major.

  • Mark Hendricks
  • Nathalie Lawrence
  • Carolyn Wright
Meet the Awardees »

Graduation with Honors in English

  • Greg Bouchillon
  • Meagan Dziuea
  • Michael Enos
  • Susanna Fix
  • Brittany Gill
  • Stewart Habig
  • Jamie Hansen
  • Pierce Harmon
  • Justin Higgins
  • Katherine Kane
  • Lars Garvey Laing-Petersen
  • Josh Miller
  • Emily Morris
  • Brian O'Keefe
  • Shannon Pennell
  • Anita Sagar
  • Anastasia Tucker
Meet the Awardees »