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Department of History and Philosophy of Science


The Anita McConnell Prize is awarded annually for an outstanding performance on an essay or dissertation that is based on an object in the Whipple Museum's collection.


  • 2021: Rosie Williamson
  • 2020: Francis Newman
  • 2019: Lauren Killingsworth
  • 2018: Tabitha Burden, Matthew Green and Hannah Resnick
  • 2017: Alice Wang