J-School Student Jamie Stark Wins Iwanter Prize

Jamie Stark, a dual major in the SJMC and Political Science, has won the 12th Annual Iwanter Prize for best interdisciplinary senior thesis with a humanities focus.  Stark’s thesis “The Wikileaks Club” systematically analyzed coverage of the so-called “Cablegate” incident in five global newspapers.  Advisors were Lew Friedland, SJMC and Don Downs, Political Science.  Stark is currently teaching 7th grade Hmong students in Milwaukee with Teach for America, and plans to write a book about his experience.