GFPJ WPU Student Writing Contest

Peace and Justice Student Writing Contest

 

The Gandhian Forum for Peace & Justice has established a writing contest at William Paterson University to recognize outstanding student writing related to the themes of peace or justice.

Entries are judged with identifying information removed so that the judges didn't know who the authors were.

 

2011 Winners

Best Essay: Alan Stowers, "The Case for a Neo-Left"

Honorable Mention: Phillip Mettiev, "The Right of Workers to Unionize"

2011 Announcement and Rules

2011 judges: Prof. Sharmila (Pixy) Ferris (Communication Dept. and member of the Gandhian Forum Executive Board), Prof. Donna Perry (English Dept. and member of the Gandhian Forum Executive Board), and Madelyn Hoffman (Executive Director, NJ Peace Action, and member of the Gandhian Forum Advisory Board).

 

2010 Winners

Best Essay: Jennifer Bauer, "Environmental Justice: The Case of North Carolina, Warren County Protests"

Honorable Mention: Michael McCabe, "Place Entrepreneurs, Private Capital and the Growth Machine Model of Urban Development or Bust – A False Choice"

2010 Announcement and Rules

2010 judges: Prof. Maya Chadda (Political Science Dept. and member of the Gandhian Forum Executive Board), Prof. Donna Perry (English Dept. and member of the Gandhian Forum Executive Board), and Madelyn Hoffman (Executive Director, NJ Peace Action, and member of the Gandhian Forum Advisory Board).