WGS Affiliate George Paul Meiu Wins Ruth Benedict Book Prize!
August 13, 2018
George Paul Meiu, John and Ruth Hazel Associate Professor of the Social Sciences in the Department of Anthropology and the Department of African and African American Studies and WGS Affiliate Faculty, has won the Ruth Benedict Book Prize for outstanding scholarship on a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender topic. Lyndon Gill, former WGS Graduate Secondary Field student and Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, received an Honorable Mention for the prize. Read the story here.
Montita Sowapark, a joint concentrator in Biomedical Engineering and WGS, won the Jane C. Grant Prize for the graduating senior with the best overall academic performance in WGS. Please join us in congratulating her on this achievement!