Foster wins MESA Graduate Student Paper Prize

Nov. 20, 2012

Near Eastern Studies graduate student Zachary Foster was awarded the 2012 Graduate Student Paper Prize for, “Can the Locust Speak? Greater Syria During World War I,” at the 2012 MESA Annual Meeting held in Denver, CO.


Nominated by NES assistant professor Cyrus Schayegh, the paper was “evaluated according to originality of research and conceptualization (or interpretation), cogency of argument, and clarity of writing.” Foster received a prize of $250 and a hand-calligraphed certificate.