MESP 2021 Undergraduate Paper Award Winners

The Middle East Studies Program is one of eight area studies centers participating in the third annual Area and International Studies Undergraduate Paper Award. This year MESP awarded 4 students.

The 2021 winners:

  • Stella Dacquisto, for “ISIS and the Image of Archaeological Destruction”
  • Isabelle Johnson, for “Humanizing Criminals: Strategies of LGBTQ+ Activism in the MENA Region”
  • Yeji Kwon, for “Invisible Infrastructures of Neom: How Green Technology Can Lead to Social Homogeneity”
  • Isabelle Paulsen, for “Palmyrene Inscriptions in Dacia: An English Guide”

Learn more about the award here, and apply next year!