Paul F. Cressey Prize

Established in 1965 by friends of Professor Cressey, a member of the Anthropology and Sociology Department from 1932 to 1964. Awarded at Honors Convocation each year to a senior major for superior achievement in the field of Anthropology.

2023Cameron Gillooly and Rosie Iaria
2021Brooke Musial and James Margotta
2020Zuzka Czerw
2018Andru Anderson
2017Allison Miller and Bay Gammans
2016Paige Willard (magna cum laude)
2015Cecilia Kruger (suma cum laude)
2014Maye Emlein (magna cum laude) and Nurit Applbaum (magna cum laude)
2013Nanako Ota (suma cum laude) and Sara Cressey (magna cum laude)
2012Juliana Bennington (suma cum laude) and Margaux Fisher (magna cum laude)
2011Tofani Grava (cum laude, Honors) and Natalia Von Sonn (cum laude)
2010Cassandra Warnick (cum laude, Honors, Phi Beta Kappa)
2009Chelsey Taylor (magna cum laude; Fulbright
2008Heather Lobitz (summa cum laude; Meneeley
) and Ashley Smith (summa cum laude; Honors; Beinecke
Scholar, Fulbright Fellow
2007Brooke Alam (magna cum laude)
2006Sara Hudson (magna cum laude; Fulbright
) and Kiersten Pfeifer (summa cum laude)
2005Liza Semler (cum laude; Watson Fellow)
2004Carrie Prior (summa cum laude)
2003Jon Lyons (summa cum laude; Honors)
2002Megan McGrath (summa cum laude)
2001Jennifer Rolfs (summa cum laude)
2000Alexander Kostopoulos and Corlyn Secchiaroli
1999Allison Nagy (summa cum laude; Honors)
1998Binh Nguyen and Carrie Puglisi (summa cum laude;
1997Alyce Gowdy-Wrigh (magna cum laude; Honors)
and Trillium Levine (cum laude; Honors)
1996Nicole Jyringi (summa cum laude) and Rachel
Sponzo (summa cum laude)
1995Susannah Snowden (cum laude) and Suzanne
1994Marcela Aguilar (magna cum laude)
1993Marie Curcio (cum laude)
1992Kirsten Cappy (cum laude)
1991Candi Bourque (magna cum laude)
1990Nina Murphy (magna cum laude; Honors)
1989Niki Couloumbis (cum laude; Honors) and Katie
Nye (cum laude; Honors)