History Awards Ceremony, 2022

History Awards Ceremony, 2022

Every year, the Department of History gathers to celebrate the achievements of our Majors and Minors. In particular, we honor the accomplishments, hard-work, and passion of our graduating Seniors. The Department of History was excited to host our Awards Ceremony in person again for the first time since 2019, and to welcome retired faculty, guest visitors, and our graduates' families to campus. Congratulations LMU Class of 2022!

2021-2022 Department Award Winners:

The Dockweiler Gold Medal for History - Nicole Keegan 

The Leila Mikdadi Award - Veronica Backer-Peral 

The Anthony F. Turhollow Award for Distinguished Leadership - Haven Watts 

The Fr. Richard Rolfs, S.J. Award - Kioni Shropshire-Maina 

Academic Excellence in History Awards - Comer Wadzeck, Giovanni Katzaroff, and Kayla Banks 


2022 Hist Awards Winners
2021-2022 Department Award Winners
Dr. Nigel Raab
Dr. Nigel Raab, Master of Ceremonies
Mikdadi Award Winner
Winner of the Mikdadi Award
Retired Professor Najwa al-Qattan presents Veronica Backer-Peral with the Leila Mikdadi Award
ACA Award Winners
Dr. Kevin McDonald presents the Academic Excellence in History Awards
Pictured: Comer Wadzeck, Kayla Banks, & Giovanni Katzaroff.
Hist Final Writing Award Winners
Final Writing Award Winners
Dr. Margarita Ochoa and Dr. Constance Chen present Natalie Riddick & Kioni Shropshire-Maina with the History Writing Award for Best Public History and/or Creative Project
History Faculty Group Photo
Department of History Faculty and Staff