Awards and Recognitions at Hamilton for Excellence in Japan/Asian Study

The Edwin B. Lee, Jr. Prize in Asian History/Asian Studies
Established by Alan H. Silverman, Class of 1976, in honor of Professor Lee, who taught history at Hamilton from 1958 to 1987, is awarded to a senior who has excelled in the study of Asian history or in Asian studies.

The Jeffrey P. Mass Prize in Japanese History
“Established in 2002 by Rosa W. Mass, in honor of her husband, Jeffrey P. Mass, Class of 1962, this prize is awarded to the student writing the best essay on the subject of Japanese history.”

Phi Sigma Iota International Foreign Language Honor Society
“Phi Sigma Iota is the highest academic honor in the field of foreign languages. The Honor Society recognizes outstanding ability and achievement in the study of, or teaching of, any of the academic fields related to foreign language, literature, or culture.”