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Marci McPhee
Associate Director
International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life
MS 086
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454
781-736-8577
ethics@brandeis.edu

Criteria, Guidelines and Application

Photo of the Gittler Prize medal

Recipients of the Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize will have produced a body of published work that reflects scholarly excellence and a lasting contribution to racial, ethnic and/or religious relations anywhere in the world. Recipients need not be American citizens or reside in the United States.

To be considered for the Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize, candidates must be formally nominated. Self nominations are not accepted. Nominations must be submitted in writing or by using the online nomination form; they should not exceed 1,000 words.

The nomination should include:

  • the nominator’s name, current affiliation and contact information
  • the candidate’s name, current affiliation and contact information
  • an explanation of the rationale for the candidate’s selection
  • a list of the candidate’s most important scholarly works relevant to consideration for the prize
  • a biographical statement or curriculum vitae may be included but is not required

Nominations must be received by April 1 for candidates to be considered for an award to be conferred in the academic year immediately following.

If mailing your nomination, send to:

Gittler Prize Committee, MS 086
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453