Rachel Pearsell

Best Essay in HR402 Award 2016-2017

The Human Rights and Human Diversity program is pleased to announce Rachel Pearsell as the 2016-2017 winner of the Best Essay Award in HR402 Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Human Rights.

Rachel received this award for her essay entitled, "The Harmful Traditional Practice of Breast Ironing in Cameroon, Africa"

HR402 functions as the Human Rights & Human Diversity program's capstone course. This seminar course provides students an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills they have developed in their many courses by focusing on a topic of interest to them.

Previous winners of the award are:

  • 2015-2016 Shannen Maili-McAleer
  • 2014-2015 Shannon Bahry
  • 2013-2014 Kelly Pflug-Back
  • 2012-2013 Jeanett Pickett-Pierce
  • 2011-2012 Brennan Fox
  • 2010-2011 Elizabeth Baisley