SOAN senior awards and prizes

Award in Critical Sociology and Anthropology in Honor of Peggy Nelson:
Established in 2017 in honor of Professor Margaret K. Nelson, who taught in the SOAN department 1975-2017. Awarded to a graduating SOAN senior for high academic achievement, leadership in student and community activities, and/or critical contributions to public social science.

Lank Prize in Sociology and Anthropology: Established in 1984 by Dr. Alden G. Lank ’55, Professor Emeritus of Organizational Behavior and Stephan Schmidheiny Professor Emeritus of Family Enterprises of the International Management Development Institute, Lausanne, Switzerland. Awarded to a graduating senior in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology for academic excellence and, where appropriate, contributions to international understanding.

The Blum & Company, Inc. Award (1984-2014)
Established in 1984 by Albert L. Blum ’72. Awarded to a graduating senior in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology for high academic achievement or leadership in student and community activities.

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