J.V. Cunningham Awards

The J.V. Cunningham Awards for Excellence in College Writing are open to all Brandeis undergraduates for superbly written papers judged to be outstanding in formal content, substantive strength and originality. Each professor or instructor may nominate one paper from a Brandeis course (excluding senior thesis), up to 20 pages in length.

Congratulations, 2020-21 Winners!
Humanities

Abigael Good '22
"Naming, Listing, and Counting Fantasy: Tales of Nevèrÿon’s Preface and Appendix"
Nominated by Professor John Plotz, Department of English.

Cassie Schifman '22
"Fantasy In a Land Without Magic: Once Upon a Time and Building Worlds on Television"
Nominated by Professor John Plotz, Department of English.

Social Sciences and Sciences

Alison Hagani '22
"Racial and Class Inequalities of the Family & Medical Act"
Nominated by Professor Siri Suh, Department of Sociology.

 
Past Winners