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Frank Safford Prize

The Frank Safford Prize was initiated in 2008 to honor Professor Frank Safford who served as Director of the International Studies Program from 2002-2006. Professor Safford's engagement with the field of international studies and his commitment to undergraduate education have shaped the current direction of the International Studies Program. Professor Safford was also instrumental in the redevelopment of the International Studies curriculum. This prize is selected by the Honors Committee and is awarded each year to the Best Senior Honors Thesis.


In Memoriam: Frank Safford (1935-2022)

Pancho and Joan Safford during a trip to the countryside, Bogota, Colombia, 1961. Pancho after playing tennis, one of his life passions.