Ben Wallis received history academic honors

Graduating senior and double history and political science major Ben Wallis received the Outstanding Student Award in history at the May 11, 2018 academic honors awards ceremony. Wallis was a 2017 recipient of a TruScholars award, and was a preceptor in two student-initiated courses,”Understanding the Black Lives Matter Movement” (Spring 2017) and “Introduction to the Marxist Theory of Capitalism” (Spring 2018). His senior seminar research project was “The Moving Contradiction: The Status of Marxism in the Black Panther Party.” Wallis was also a leader of Truman’s chapter of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS).

Ben Wallis Academic Honors