Senior Thesis Prize Awarded
Christopher Tosetti (COL ’11) was selected as the winner for the Second Annual Tocqueville Forum Government Honors Thesis award. His excellent thesis, titled “The Hour of Decisionism: Four Chapters on the Concept of Judicial Power” showed an incredible depth of understanding, analysis, insight, and creativity. On May 20, he was presented with the award of $500 and a certificate at the Department of Government Award Ceremony. Katherine Bermingham and Katelyn Jones were named as honorable mentions for their theses -- “Liberal Individualism and the Encumbrance of Love” and “Finding the Nakedness of Reality: Solitude’s Relationship to Politics in Hannah Arendt’s Political Theory,” respectively -- and were given copies of Redeeming Democracy in America, authored by Wilson Carey McWilliams and co-edited by Prof. Patrick Deneen.