Awards

The Mill-Taylor Prize

The Mill-Taylor Prize is awarded for the best two papers in Social Studies 10. Papers are nominated at the end of the academic year by tutorial leaders, and the prize is awarded the following September. 

The Alexis de Tocqueville Prize

The Alexis de Tocqueville Prize is awarded each year to the graduating senior with the best thesis written in Social Studies. 

The Stanley Hoffmann Award for Excellence in Teaching

Named in honor of founding member and former Department Chair Stanley Hoffmann, Paul and Catherine Buttenweiser University Professor at the Center for European Studies, this award recognizes excellence in teaching by members of the Committee, as nominated by their students. The recipient is announced yearly at the Senior Reception. 

The Barrington Moore Prize for Excellence in Advising

Named in honor of the late founding member and Emeritus Professor Barrington Moore, Jr., a sociologist known for his passion and dedication to his students and their academic work, this award recognizes excellence in advising by members of the Committee, as nominated by their students.The recipient is announced yearly at the Senior Reception.