Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Rena J. Olshansky Grant to Support Research on Jewish Family Life

The Olshansky Grant is awarded for the undergraduate or graduate project deemed best able to contribute new knowledge or understanding of any aspect of Jewish family life past or present. Research is encouraged in in fields as diverse as sociology, history, anthropology, religion, education, American studies, Israel or middle eastern studies, biblical studies, literature or the arts.

Recent Grant Recipients

Prize Year Recipient
2022 Tamar Aizenberg
2022 Lingxuan Liang
2021 Andie Watson
2018 Ariella Levisohn
2017 Rachel Gabrilowitz and Rebecca Groner
2014 Geraldine Gudefin