The Department of Anthropology annually awards a prize for an outstanding student paper. This prize was established by Mary E. Wesbrook to honor Professor Robert A. McKennan (1909-1982), whose forty years of scholarship and devoted undergraduate teaching of anthropology at Dartmouth College provide an exemplar for the department he helped to found. All papers submitted in fulfillment of anthropology course requirements are eligible.
The Department of Anthropology awards the Mary E. Wesbrook prize annually for an outstanding student thesis. This prize was established by Margaret Wesbrook to honor her sister, Mary, the department's administrative assistant for thirty years.
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