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John Wyatt Greenlee named co-winner of Moses Coit Tyler Prize

An essay by John Wyatt Greenlee, a third-year Medieval Studies Ph.D. student, has been selected by the English Department as a co-winner of the Moses Coit Tyler Essay Prize. The prize was established in 1936 and is awarded for the best essay by a graduate or undergraduate student in the field of American history, literature, or folklore.

The title of Greenlee’s essay is “Eight Islands on Four Maps: The Cartographic Renegotiation of Hawai’i, 1876-1959.”

The essay was published in the Fall 2015 issue of the journal Cartographica and is currently listed on the journal’s website as its most read article ever.