Departmental Prizes

Prix du Cercle Français / Association Francophone de Princeton (awarded for the best senior thesis in French)

Award Winners 2015-2020


2020: Sarah Betancourt

2019: Conner Johnson

2018: Isabel Farr O’Connell

2017: Sophie Nguyen

2016: Avanthika Srinivasan

2015: Madeleine Planeix-Crocker

André Maman Senior Thesis Prize (outstanding thesis on the culture, economy, history, politics, or society of France)

Award Winners 2015-2020


2020: Michael Smilek (FIT) and Lena Hu (Politics)

2019: Annabelle Tseng

2018: Edric Huang (Anthropology)

2017: Ararat Gocmen (History)

2016: Kelsey Kane-Ritsch (Anthropology)

2015: Whitney Charbonneau

R. Percy Alden Memorial Prize (awarded to the best junior(s) in French)

Award Winners 2016-2020


2020: Ethan Glattfelder

2019: Sarah Betancourt and Sergio De Iudicibus

2018: Annabelle Tseng

2017: Laura DeMaio

2016: Makenna May and Sophie Nguyen

Gruppo Esponenti Italiani Senior Thesis Prize (outstanding thesis in Italian)

Award Winners 2015-2018


2018: Charles Firestone East

2017: Aaron Robertson

2016: Alex Cuadrado

2015: Tyler Lee (Creative Writing)

American Society of the Italian Legion of Merits Senior Thesis Prize (outstanding thesis on the culture, economy, history, politics, or society of Italy)

Award Winners 2015-2020


2020: None

2019: Taylor Kang (Comp Lit)

2018: Rachel Adler (History)

2017: Mary Heath Manning

2016: Andra Bailard (Creative Writing)

2015: Elizabeth Sola

Greater New York Chamber of Commerce Prize (awarded to the best junior(s) in Italian)

Award Winners 2015-2020


2019: Sergio De Iudicibus, Nathaniel Gadiano, and Danielle Stephenson

2018: None

2017: Charles Firestone Eas

2016: Mary Heath Manning and Aaron Robertson

2015: Alex Cuadrado

Dorothea van Dyke McLane Award (shared between outstanding first-year students in Italian)

Award Winners 2015-2020


2020: Daria Frayman, Lucy Gutman, Jennifer Lee, and Connor Morris

2019: Angelo Kayser-Browne and Peter Scharer

2018: Matthew Bomparola, Aidan Chodorow, and Camila Correa

2017: Bes Arnaout, Rebecca Miller, and Danielle Stephenson

2016: Taylor Kang and Katlyn Rymarzow

2015: Jake Essman, Iden Kalemaj, and Alice Longenbach

Pirelli Senior Thesis Prize

Award Winners 2020


2020: Sergio De Iudicibus