C. Margaret Hall Senior Thesis Award

The C. Margaret Hall Senior Thesis Award

The C. Margaret Hall Senior Thesis 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

2020: Helena Oft

Harm in Healing: Institutional Betrayal by the healthcare system shapes physical and mental health outcomes for victims of sexual assault

2020: Charlotte Mathews

Fertility Day 2016: An Analysis of News Reactions to Italian Fertility Marketing Campaigns

2019: Aaron Ray Weinmann

Anticipating Death: A Strict Religious Adherence’s Impacts On the Perception of Death

2018: Garet Williams

Community in Diversity: Social and Cultural Capital and the Coherence of Low Income First Generation Students as a Community at Georgetown University

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