2017 - Jack Bevacqua, "The Crisis of Modernity: Liberal Democracy and the Road to Illiberal Democracy in the West"
2016 - Lucas Wright, "The End of Growth: Liberalism, Inequality, and the Middle Class"
2015 - Nicholas Allmaier, "The Beautiful and the Useful: Tocqueville's Conception of Greatness, Its Importance, and Relevance to America Today"
2014 - Gabe Menchaca, "Staving Off the Beast: Discussing Self Denial in Mandeville"
2013 - James DeLucia, "Every Man For Himself: Frederic Bastiat and the Nature of Man"
2012 - Jessica Gioe, "The General Will as Protection from Tyranny"
James E Smith,
"Letting Go of the Wolf: Jefferson, Slavery, and Classic Liberalism"
T.J. Whittle, "Locke's Religious Tolerance: A Freedom Based in Truth or Relativism?"
2010 - Joseph Reese, "Revisionist Elements in Classical Liberalism: Locke and Mill"