Alicia Cast Best Undergraduate Paper Award

2024 recipients of the Alicia Cast Best Undergraduate Paper Award:
Winner: Taryn Ryan, "The Politics of Detransition: An Analysis of News Articles across the Political Spectrum"
Honorable Mention:   Zeena Haitham Hamed, "Feminism, Respectability Politics, and Hip-Hop: Examining the Resistance and Reinforcement”
Thank you to the Undergraduate Program Committee for your work in evaluating these submissions. 
We are naming this undergraduate paper award after our dearly departed friend and colleague, Professor Alicia Cast, who played such a pivotal role in our department, especially our undergraduate program.