Charles Yost and Stefan Johansson have been named winners in the History Department’s annual John Ireland Research Paper Competition.

Yost won for his paper in the Seminar Paper category: “Exploitation and Obligation: The Southern Critique of Wage-Labor.”

Johansson won for his paper in the Upper Level History category: “Independence Avoided: The International Game of the Geneva Accords.”

The awards are given annually for the best research paper written either for a History Senior Seminar class, or for an upper-level history class. Criteria include: depth and breadth of research, organization, originality of topic and development of interpretation, quality of writing, use of evidence, and a complete bibliography of sources.