Honors Convocation
 

Awards in the Social Sciences

American Studies

American Studies Faculty Award
Awarded to a graduating senior for academic excellence and growth in the major.


Anthropology

The O. Roger Gallagher Memorial Prize
Established by the family and friends of O. Roger Gallagher, Professor of Anthropology, 1959-1975, and awarded annually to an outstanding student in anthropology.


Economics

The William E. Weiss Memorial Award in Economics
Established in honor of William E. Weiss, father of Arturo Peralta-Ramos III '74, and awarded in recognition of outstanding accomplishment by a major or combined major in the field of economics.


Government

The Henry C. Galant Prize
Established in honor of Henry C. Galant, Professor of Government, 1954-1986, and awarded to a government major who has excelled in the study of comparative politics.

The Susan Riley Gunderson '64 Prize
Established by Mr. and Mrs. Neil Riley, and awarded to a major in government for outstanding work in the field of American government.

The Erwin L. Levine Prize in Government
Established in honor of Erwin L. Levine, Professor of Government, 1961-88, and awarded to a major in government who has done outstanding work in political theory, preferably in American political thought.

The Henry T. Moore Prize in Government
Established in honor of Henry T. Moore, President of Skidmore College, 1925-1957, and awarded to a government major who has excelled in the study of international relations.


History

The Alice Farwell Warren Prize
Established in honor of Alice Farwell Warren, Professor of History, 1937-1962, by an anonymous donor, and awarded annually to an outstanding student in history.

The Lee History Prize
Established in honor of Gladys and Gordon Lee, parents of Patricia-Ann Lee, Professor of History, who joined the faculty in 1967, and awarded to an outstanding student in English or European history.


Sociology

The Everett V. Stonequist Award
Established by the family and friends of Everett V. Stonequist, Professor of Sociology at Skidmore, 1930-1970, and awarded annually to a graduating senior who has shown outstanding interest and achievement in the study of sociology at Skidmore.

The Nancy Beth Rautenberg '83 Memorial Award
Given to a graduating senior sociology major who has combined commitment to the study of sociology at Skidmore College with active student leadership.

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