Thesis and Dissertation Prize Nomination Period Open

February 22, 2021

The Pembroke Center invites Brown University faculty to nominate students for our thesis prize, the Ruth Simmons Prize in Gender and Women's Studies, and our dissertation prize, the Marie J. Langlois Dissertation Prize, by March 22, 2021. 

Ruth Simmons Prize in Gender and Women's Studies

The Pembroke Center is pleased and honored to offer the Ruth Simmons Prize in Gender and Women’s Studies. The prize is awarded annually for an outstanding honors thesis on questions having to do with women or gender. In the spring, the Pembroke Center invites faculty in all fields to nominate honors theses for the prize. A committee of faculty who teach and write in the area of gender studies will make the selection.

To nominate a student for the Ruth Simmons Prize, please email [email protected] by 1 pm on Monday, March 22, 2021 and include:

 

 

  • thesis adviser’s evaluation
  • a copy of the thesis

The Ruth Simmons Prize carries with it an award of $1,000.

Marie J. Langlois Dissertation Prize

Each year the Pembroke Center awards the Marie J. Langlois Dissertation Prize for an outstanding dissertation in areas related to gender studies or feminist analysis. If you wish to nominate a dissertation, please email the following to [email protected] by 1:00 pm on Monday, March 22, 2021:  

    • A nominating letter including a brief description of the dissertation
    • A letter of support from a second member of the dissertation committee
    • A copy of the dissertation

    The Marie J. Langlois Prize carries with it an award of $1,000.

    For more information and lists of previous winners, please see our prizes page.