Cultural Anthropology major Gabi Weiss awarded a Winfred Quinton Holton Prize

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Gabi Weiss, cultural anthropology major and senior thesis writers, has been awarded a Winfred Quinton Holton Prize for Educational Research by Duke's Program in Education. Gabi's project considers the impacts of elite education on students, finding that the pressure to always succeed inculcates an intense risk aversion in students, among other negative consequences. For more on the award, see:  https://educationprogram.duke.edu/undergraduate/scholarships