2022 Initiative on Freedom of Thought, Inquiry, and Expression Paper Prizes
The James Madison Program is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Initiative on Freedom of Thought, Inquiry, and Expression Paper Prizes: Abigail Anthony '23, whose paper is titled “Doublethink: The Fallacies of Linguistic Censorship in Orwell’s 1984" and Myles McKnight '23, whose paper is titled, "Natural Law and the Communio Universitatis: Academic Freedom, Freedom of Conscience, and the Religious University."
Myles's work is also his Junior Paper, which was advised by the Director of the James Madison Program, Professor Robert P. George. We are proud to note that both Abigail and Myles are Undergraduate Fellows of the James Madison Program.
The Initiative on Freedom of Thought, Inquiry, and Expression is co-directed by Professors Bernard Haykel and Keith Whittington. The paper prizes are awarded to two students for a paper on any subject related to freedom of thought, inquiry, or expression that is judged to be of superlative quality. Papers are accepted from students in any discipline.