Matthew DesMarais's award-winning paper focuses on Jews living in Nazi-controlled Germany, who applied for and received a U.S. refugee visa and then immigrated to the United States during World War II.
Wendi Zhou's award-winning paper looks at perceptions of Jewish refugees in Shanghai during the World War II era.
Grace Levy wins the 2020 Excellence in Scholarship prize for her paper, which explores intergenerational narratives of Holocaust survival by looking at Jane Yolen's novel "Briar Rose" and Art Spiegelman's graphic novel "Maus."
History major Jacqueline Goodrich ('20) won this year's prize for her paper on the importance of portraying Holocaust victims, and survivors, in ways that humanize them.
Ellen Perleberg, a first-year linguistics student at the UW, was recently awarded the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies and Holocaust Center for Humanity Excellence in Scholarship Prize.