The Feliks Gross Endowment Awards
The Feliks Gross Endowment Awards are presented each year to assistant
professors in recognition of outstanding research, or potential for
such, in the humanities or sciences, including social and life
sciences. Any faculty member who is an assistant professor at any unit
of CUNY and whose field of expertise covers an area of the humanities
or sciences is eligible to be considered for one of these awards.
Recipients who present their work at the ceremony receive an honorarium
and a plaque. Nominations are due on Monday, March 6, 2016. Please
email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
.About Feliks Gross
Feliks Gross arrived among the great wave of Europeans
who transformed American scholarship in the years following the Second
World War. With his broad humanistic interests, commitment to social
activism and scholarship, he has made a lasting memorable contribution
to the intellectual life of his adopted land.
|Born in Poland, Feliks Gross received his doctorate from
the Jagiellonian University of Cracow, where he was also an assistant
professor in sociology. |
In 1939 he was appointed lecturer in social
anthropology by Bronislaw Malinowski. The outbreak of war kept him from
this assignment. Please read the laudatio for Professor Gross given by Professor Jerome Krase.