Philosophy Scholarship and Award Recipients

2018–2019 Award Winners


  • Julian Gale: Hood Achievement Prize
  • Jennifer Gallagher: David Hiley Philosophy Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) Award for Best Presentation at the Philosophy URC
  • Piper Gibson: Research Experience and Apprenticeship Program (REAP)
  • Dylan Wheeler: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship USA (SURF)


Nick Smith: Outstanding Honors Faculty Award

2017–2018 Award Winners


  • Katy Allen: Malcom and Virginia Smith Award
  • Julian Gale: Barlow Award, Honorable Mention
  • Julian Gale: Neil Lubow Memorial Scholarship
  • Eden Suoth: Create Your Own Story Award
  • Eden Suoth: Critical Language Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State
  • Eden Suoth: Fulbright Scholar
  • Eden Suoth: Hood Achievement Prize
  • Eden Suoth: Student Leader of the Year
  • Clio Walsh: Neil Lubow Memorial Scholarship
  • Andrew Ware: Barlow Award, First Place
  • Rory Wilson: Fulbright Scholar
  • Rory Wilson: Kidder Fund Award Scholarship
  • Rory Wilson: David Hiley Philosophy URC Award


Socratic Society: Phoenix Award


Jennifer Armstrong: 2018 Teaching Excellence Award

2016–2017 Award Winners


  • Nils Babcock: Barlow Award, Honorable Mention
  • Amanda (Mandy) Lathrop: David Hiley Philosophy URC Award
  • Eden Suoth: Class of 1899 Prize
  • Erinn Vittum: College of Liberal Arts Student Fellow
  • Andrew Ware: SURF Abroad Fellowship
  • Rory Wilson: Ambassador with the Taiwan-United States Sister Relations Alliance Summer Scholarship Program 
  • Rory Wilson: Barlow Award, First Place

  2015–2016 Award Winners

Eden Suoth and Prof. Willem deVries

Eden Suoth and Prof. Willem deVries, one of two philsophy professors who nominated Eden, at student award ceremony where Eden received a Collaborative Leader Award.


  • Nils Babcock: 2016 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
  • Sean Liston: Neil Lubow Memorial Scholarship
  • Sean Liston: Barlow Award, Honorable Mention
  • Cory McKenzie: Junior Fellows Program of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Eden Suoth: Collaborative Leader Award
  • Eden Suoth: Critical Language Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State
  • Eden Suoth: Alumni Meritorious Service Award
  • Erinn Vittum: John W. McConnell Scholarship
  • Kyle Whittemore: Malcom and Virginia Smith Award
  • Rory Wilson: Collaborative Leader Award
  • Rory Wilson: 2016 UNH McNair Scholar 


  • Charlotte Witt: Fulbright Specialist Scholar

Philosophy department award descriptions