Past Recipients

Please join us in congratulating the past recipients of the Cox-Just Prize.

2015 Cox-Just Prize Recipient

Jaime Sánchez, Jr. Thesis Title: "Contested Constituency: Latino Politics and Panethnic Identity Formation in the 1983 Chicago Mayoral Election of Harold Washington"

Department: History

Nominators: Ramon Gutierrez, Susan Gzesh, (Lecturer), Maria Balandran-Castillo (Preceptor), Ashley Finnigan, (Preceptor)

2014 Cox-Just Prize Recipient

Karim Pirani

Thesis Title: "Nascent Activism in a New Asian American Landscape: Gender, Media, and Politics after Vincent Chin"

Department:
History and Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies

Nominators: Matthew Briones and Jaclyn Sumner (Preceptor)
 

2013 Cox-Just Prize Recipient

Amber Bailey Thesis Title:
"Chicago's Engine Company 21: An Experiment with Interracial Democracy"
Department:
History

Nominators:
Matthew Briones
Chris Dingwall (Preceptor)

2012 Cox-Just Prize Recipient

Santiago J. Molina Thesis Title:
"Genomic 'Soft'-Realism: Entrenching Culture and Obscuring Interests"
Department:
History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science and Medicine (HiPSS)
Nominator:
Robert J. Richards
Thesis Advisors:
William Wimsatt
Beckett Sterner

2011 Cox-Just Prize Recipient

Hoda Hassan Thesis Title:
"Double Discrimination: Perspectives On Disability and Gender in Kenya"
Department:
Anthropology
Nominator:
Michael Dietler

2010 Cox-Just Prize Recipient

Liliana Zaragoza Thesis Title:
"The Age of Detention: U.S. Nativism and De Facto Immigrant Criminalization on the 1990s"
Department:
International Studies
Nominator:
Susan Gzech

2009 Cox-Just Prize Recipient

Julia Coburn Thesis Title:
"Documenting Rightlessness: Theoretical Perspectives on Mexican Illegality within the United States' H-2 Guestworker Program"
Department:
Anthropology
Nominator:
Jeremy Walton

The Cox-Just Just Prize is made possible through a generous donation from Edouard Maciejewski.