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Scanty Goatees and Palmar Goatees: Cesare Lombroso's Influence on Science and Popular Opinion

School: Horace Mann School

City/State: Riverdale, NY

Grade(s): 9

Format(s): Report: Social studies

Subject(s): Science and Technology, Social Studies

Type(s): Informative/Explanatory

Writing Assignment Description

Rebecca Fleming, while a ninth grade student at Horace Mann School in Riverdale, New York authored this research paper on Cesare Lombroso and his study of criminal physiognomy.

The author was the recipient of the Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize from The Concord Review in 2000.

Since 1987, The Concord Review, a unique quarterly academic journal at the secondary level, has published over 100 issues with over 1,000 exemplary high school history research papers by students from 44 states and 40 other countries. The Ralph Waldo Emerson Prizes have been awarded to over one hundred students who have shown outstanding academic promise in history at the high school level since 1995. The website of The Concord Review can be seenĀ here.

According to The Concord Review, the author of this paper graduated from Harvard University in 2007.

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