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Library Map Prize

 

LIBRARY MAP PRIZE EDITION 2020

 

YUL Map Prize

 

Previous Prize Winners

 

2019

1st Prize
Author:
 Claire Rossi de Leon
Essay Title: Ranging and Behavior of Black and Gold Howler Monkeys in Formosa, Argentina‚Äč
College: Pierson
 

Honorable Mention 
Author:
 Amanda Taheri
Essay Title: Settler Colonialism as a Structure: Interpreting Historic Moroccan Actions in Western Sahara
College: Brandford

 

2018

1st Prize
Author:
 Liliane M. Lindsay
Essay Title: Indonesia’s Burning Issue: Why Deforestation Continues to Decimate the Nation Despite Decades of Environmental Policy
College: Saybrook

1st Prize
Author:
 Madeline Zimmerman
Essay Title: The Changing Fate of Thailand’s Elephants, But a Future Worth Fighting For: The Interplay of Culture and Ecology for Conservation
College: Davenport

 

2017

1st Prize
Author:
 Steven M. Roets 
Essay Title: Choose or Chosen? An Interactive Exploration of Congressional District Boundaries
College: Pierson

 

2016

1st Prize
Author: Rebecca Beilinson 
Essay Title: Species Distribution Modeling of North American Odonates
College: Trumbull

About the Library Map Prize

The Library Map Prize is awarded to a Yale College senior for the best use of maps in a senior essay or its equivalent. The prize is an award of $500.

Guidelines and Submissions

Senior essays submitted for consideration for the Library Map Prize must be supported by one or various maps. If you have questions about these requirements, please e-mail us at mapprize@yale.edu

Seniors or their faculty advisors may submit the essays. The winning student must agree to grant the library a non-exclusive right to post the essay on EliScholar.

The deadline for the Library Map Prize 2020 is Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 11:59 pm EST. Essays submitted after the deadline will not be considered. ‚Äč