History Department names John Ireland Research Paper Competition winners

Charles Yost and Stefan Johansson have been named winners in the History Department's annual John Ireland Research Paper Competition.

Yost won for his paper in the Seminar Paper category: “Exploitation and Obligation: The Southern Critique of Wage-Labor.”

Johansson won for his paper in the Upper Level History category: “Independence Avoided: The International Game of the Geneva Accords.”

The awards are given annually for the best research paper written either for a History Senior Seminar class, or for an upper-level history class. Criteria include: depth and breadth of research, organization, originality of topic and development of interpretation, quality of writing, use of evidence, and a complete bibliography of sources.