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The Undergraduate Awards Winners

Check out all of UT’s current and past winners at The Undergraduate Awards.

These students placed above all submissions in their category and were named the Global Winner.

Year Name Paper Title Category
2020 Maya Bian Neoliberalism and the Burden Narrative: A Case Study in a Private Long-Term Care Facility in Northeastern China Sociology and Social Policy
2019 Juhi Patel Applying Modern Immunology to the Plague of Ancient Athens Classical Studies & Archaeology
2017 Alexandra Brito Effects of Language Immersion on Advanced French Learners Language & Linguistics

These students placed above all submissions in their category for the North American Region.

Year Name Paper Title Category
2019 Pete Paueksakon Towards Fibrous Architecture Architecture & Design
2019 Tyler Hounshell Ecosystem Services of Urban Tree Canopy Earth & Environmental Science
2017 Sierra Roark Wood Charcoal Analysis from Coan Hall Classical Studies and Archaeology

These students placed in the Top 10% of their category worldwide.

Year Name Paper Title Category
2020 Morgan Steckler Understanding convective mode as a predictor for warnings, issue hours and lead times Earth & Environmental Sciences
2019 Dara Carney-Nedelman AUIRTROSAI (Acronym Usage in ROTC: The Relationship of Socialization and Identification) Psychology
2019 William White How Not to Read: The Nazis’ Appropriation of ‘The Merchant of Venice Literature
2018 Siori Koerner Schoolgirls, Future Wives, and Rockstar Lives: Reconciliation and Resistance in Shoujo Manga Literature
2017 Rachel Hunt Herbaria  Architecture & Design
2016 Duncan Cordry A Defense of the Timing Objection to Substance Causation  Philosophy
2015 Christopher Reese   Classical Studies & Archaeology
2015 Caroline Darlington   Nursing & Midwifery