Owen Priest is presently a Professor of Instruction in the Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, USA. His career in teaching began thirty years ago when he taught high school chemistry and physics, first in Vermont and then in Massachusetts. After four years of teaching at the high school level, his love of teaching and chemistry led him to pursue a Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota, where he studied under Professor Thomas R. Hoye.
Ali Greenholt was a 2016 highly commended entrant in the Social Science: Anthropology & Cultural Studies category for her paper titled, “A Masculinity Problem in the ‘Gender Equal’ Nation of Sweden,” in which she argued that Sweden’s political parties employ problematic masculinities under the guise of gender equal policy-making and that the country’s masculine social construct is tied to a sometimes discriminatory and violent nationalist identity.
A massive thanks to all students who have submitted their coursework to The Undergraduate Awards (UA) 2018! Our Team have been sincerely enjoying screening your innovative and exciting work ahead of the beginning of the UA Judging Process.
Brittany Comunale from Brown University was Highly Commended in the 2016 Psychology category for her paper “The Effect of Exit Familiarity and Social Influence on Evacuation Behavior.”
In 2015, University of Exeter student Anna Varadi's essay, "“The acquirement of knowledge”: Prometheus as a Catalyst for Identity Formation in German "Sturm und Drang" and English Romantic Literature" was Highly Commended in the Literature category.
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