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Department ofHistory


Sophie Wink headshot

Sophie Wink headshot

Library Undergraduate Research Award

Two history majors were co-winners of the prestigious annual Library Undergraduate Research Award. These awards honor students who demonstrate exemplary research skills and creativity through the comprehensive use of library and information resources to produce a high-quality scholarly work or class project. The history co-winners are: Sydney Shead, for her paper, “`Granny’ Midwife to Nurse-Midwife: The Decline of Southern Black Midwifery in the 20th Century,” and Sophie Wink, for her paper, “Behind the Brick Walls: The Gendered Implications of Eugenic Sterilization in the State of Maine.”

Sydney ShaedSophie Wink headshot

Left to right: Sydney Shead and Sophie Wink