The Hammond Prize is awarded by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) for the best Harvard undergraduate senior honors thesis related to Spanish-speaking Latin America. It was established in 1992 by a gift from James R.
Each department may nominate one candidate*, and a faculty committee selects the prize recipient. The winner is determined in late May, and announced at the DRCLAS Certificate Ceremony held on the Wednesday before Commencement.
April 5, 2019 The Joan Morthland Hutchins Thesis Prize is awarded by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) to recognize the Harvard College senior who writes the best thesis on a subject concerning Latinos (either recent immigrants or established communities of Latin American descent in the United States). It was established by gift from Joan Morthland Hutchins.
Candidates may be nominated by their department, concentration, instructional committee, or they may nominate their own theses*. The winner is determined in late May, and announced at the DRCLAS Certificate Ceremony held on the Wednesday before Commencement. April 5, 2019 The Kenneth Maxwell Thesis Prize in Brazilian Studies was awarded for the first time in the Spring of 2005, and was established to recognize the best Harvard College senior thesis on a subject related to Brazil. This annual prize is funded by a gift to DRCLAS from Professor Kenneth Maxwell. The winner is determined in late May and announced at the DRCLAS Certificate Ceremony during Commencement Week.
April 5, 2019 Thesis Prize in History and Literature honors a senior thesis of high distinction in the field of Latin America. This prize is awarded by the Committee on Degrees in History and Literature and carries a monetary award of $100.
Rolling, contact History and Literature Department Administrator Jessica Shires For more information, please contact: Rachel Murray-Crawford, Manager of Student Programs *Department Administrators: Please submit the student’s name and email address, department, thesis advisor(s), and 2 hard copies of the nominated thesis to DRCLAS via university mail or drop off at 1730 Cambridge Street, 2nd Floor. In addition, please send an electronic version to Erin Goodman.