Senior Thesis Award

The Senior Thesis Award Information

The award for the outstanding thesis goes to the graduating senior whose thesis, in the opinion of the Sociology faculty, displays an outstanding research design and methodology; high-quality writing; strong analytical skills; and a notable contribution to sociological knowledge.

The winner is chosen by the faculty, who are given the opportunity to read all senior theses and vote. The majority winner is chosen, and the award is presented at the annual Senior Thesis Dinner.

The Senior Thesis Award Winners


2017: Victoria Efetevbia

Black Undergraduate Students' Experiences with Menstruation at Georgetown University



2016: Michael Crozier

The Great Glass Ceiling: An Analysis of Low-Income Schools in Washington, D.C. and College Readiness