Presented to an outstanding history major, giving consideration to his or her cumulative grade point average, academic record within the history major, and the ways in which his or her work and interests reflect on the legacy of George Mason and the nature of human rights in society.
James is a senior, majoring in history with a concentration in public history. Before transferring to George Mason University, he received an associate’s degree in liberal arts from Northern Virginia Community College. He has lived in Northern Virginia for most of his life. After graduating, James hopes to find a job in the museum field and is interested in becoming a curator. His area of interest at the moment is the United States during the 19th century.