Awards & Prizes in African American Studies

Awards and prizes granted by the African American Studies Department recognize students for stellar academic work and students and faculty for research projects that promise to make significant contributions to their field of study. 

2018 Awards & Prizes to African American Studies Students & Alumni  

             Chang ‘18                          Estepan ‘18                    Adjetey PhD ‘18                     Post PhD ‘18


William Pickens Prize (African American Studies Department)
The William Pickens Prize  recognizes an undergraduate African American Studies major for an outstanding senior essay in the field of African and African American Studies.


Sylvia Ardyn Boone Prize (African American Studies & History of Art Departments)  

The Sylvia Arydn Boone Prize,  awarded in conjunction with the History of Art Department,  honors the best written work by a graduate student on African or African-American art.


More Notable Honors Awarded to African American Studies Students