HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Stephanie Morin, a senior history and public relations major, has been named the recipient of the “Best Non-Western Paper” award for 2012-13 from the Center for Non-Western Studies (CNWS) at Huntington University.
native of Gorham, Maine, Morin investigates the historiography
surrounding the partition of India and emergence of modern Pakistan.
According to Morin’s professor, Dr. Tim Smith, “It is an excellent
research paper that attempts to balance a very difficult
historiography.” The CNWS award committee feels that her paper will
serve as a good benchmark for future years.
“I can’t express my
gratitude and genuine excitement,” Morin said about the award. “I look
forward to the coming academic year and this opportunity. I loved
writing this paper and cannot wait to hear the comments and critique of a
Morin is referring to the anticipated visit of a
scholar, yet to be named, who will engage Morin’s thesis and expand upon
her findings in a special lecture to be held next spring. In addition
to this honor, Morin receives a modest cash prize from the CNWS.
CNWS was established in 2009 to highlight and support
inter-disciplinary research and teaching through a shared interest in
non-western politics, culture and society. The center brings together a
number of Huntington faculty in the fields of Bible and religion,
business, English, history and political science, ministry, TESOL,
social work and sociology.