The Salo Wittmayer Baron Dissertation Award in Jewish Studies is made possible by a generous gift from Dr. Shoshana B. Tancer and Robert S. Tancer.
Named for Shoshana Tancer’s father, Professor Salo Wittmayer Baron—the most important Jewish historian in the 20th century—this award is given to the best dissertation in the field of Jewish History and Culture in the Americas.
A $5,000 (USD) award is granted every three years. Dissertations completed, defended, and accepted at U.S. universities between June 2021 and May 2024 are currently eligible for submission.
- Submission deadline: May 31, 2024
- Awarded in fall 2024