CHARLES A BEARD THESIS PRIZE IN HISTORY
Established in 2003 by the History Department, the Charles A. Beard Senior Thesis Prize in History is awarded annually for a senior thesis of superior distinction in any historical field and period.
2012 Recipient: “Comprehensive Contradiction: The Comprehensive Test Ban (CTB) and President Jimmy Carter’s Nuclear Non-Proliferation Policy, 1977–1980” by William Leonard
CHANLER HISTORICAL PRIZE
A prize established at the bequest of J. Winthrop Chanler of the Class of 1847, the Chanler is awarded to the Columbia College senior who submits the best essay on a topic dealing with the history of civil government in America.
2012 Recipient: “Anatomy of a Tragedy: Agent Orange during the Vietnam War” by Brittany Edmoundson