Congratulations, Ramonat Scholars!


Amy Al-Salaita and Alice Gordon during Mark Neuhengen’s presentation “‘I’m Tired of You, Liberal Church in America!’: Mother Angelica, Populism, and American Catholic Media” (photo: Joel Wintermantle)

The Ramonat Scholars presented their research projects at the Final Symposium on Saturday April 27th to an audience of Loyola students, faculty, friends, and family.

Kathleen Koehnke was awarded the Susan Ramonat Prize for Scholarly Excellence for her paper, “The Ghosts of a Voodoo Queen and a Creole Sister: Public Memory of Marie Laveau and Henriette Delille.”
Allison Lapinski received honorable mention for her paper, “How Chicago Catholic Students Wrestled with Humanae Vitae.”


Kathleen Koehnke presented with the Susan Ramonat Prize for Scholarly Excellence (photo: Joel Wintermantle)

Thank you to our judges: Ashley Howdeshell, Assistant University Archivist; Bren Ortega Murphy, PhD, Professor of Communication Studies; and Michael Murphy, PhD, Director of Catholic Studies and the Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage.

Congratulations to all the Ramonat Scholars!


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All photos by Joel Wintermantle


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