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The College of Arts Sciences

Elmer Markham Johnson Prize awarded to Richard Greenbaum

October 18, 2017

Richard Greenbaum, a student in the College of Human Ecology, was announced recently as the 2017 winner of the Elmer Markham Johnson Prize. This prize is given by the Johnson S. Knight Institute for Writing in the Disciplines in memory of Elmer Markham Johnson, who taught first-year English at Cornell and served as Chancellor of Telluride House. Richard won this prize for his essay "Heavens, Hells, or Something In-Between," written in Jeffrey Zorn's First-Year Writing Seminar, Things the Prophet Never Told you (NES 1963).

The Department of Near Eastern Studies congratulates Richard on his accomplishment.