McJimsey Student Essay Award Winners

2024 Competition

First Prize
Ollie Bowen, Trinity University

“Prevalence and Impact of the Model Minority Stereotype on Asian American Students at a Small Liberal Arts University”
(Advisor: Elaine Wong)

Natalie Davis, Southwestern University

“Dueling Depictions: Zhang Zhixin and the Politics of Femininity in Chinese Scar Art”
(Advisor: Allison Miller)

Ashbey Kirkpatrick, Chatham University

“Desolation of the Transnational Woman: A New Historicist Reading of Intersectionality in Eileen Chang’s ‘Schoolmates’”
(Advisor: Karen Kingsbury)