About the Award

The Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize was created by the late Professor Joseph B. Gittler to recognize outstanding and lasting scholarly contributions to racial, ethnic and/or religious relations.

The Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Endowed Fund at Brandeis University supports this annual award.

The award includes a cash prize of $25,000 and a medal. The prize and medal are presented at a ceremony that includes a reception and a public lecture by the recipient on the Brandeis campus.

2018 Award Presentation and Lecture

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Beverly Tatum

Dr. Tatum will deliver the Gittler lecture at the award ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 from 3:30–5 p.m. in Sherman Function Hall, Hassenfeld Conference Center, followed by a reception. The event is free and open to the public, with no tickets required.

Dr. Beverly Tatum will be in residence on the Brandeis University campus on Wednesday, Oct. 3 and Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.