Feliks Gross and Henry Wasser Awards 2021

Our 2021 Awardees have been selected out of a group of highly qualified nominees. 

Here are the 2021 Feliks Gross and Henry Wasser Awardees.


Deadline March 15, 2021 We are now accepting nominations for the 2021 Feliks Gross and Henry Wasser Awards. You can download the nomination form here. If you have any questions please email SDanielsson@gc.cuny.edu Nominations must be received by midnight, March 15, 2021 at feliksgrossaward@gmail.com

Nota bene: The awards are named after two founders of the CUNY Academy. After the awardees are picked, half receive the Feliks Gross award and half receive the Henry Wasser award. This is random and not based on merit.

Feliks Gross Awardees, 2020

Jillian Bellovary, Department of Physics, Queensborough Gabriele Grosso, Department of Physics, Graduate Center Stephanie Hershinow, Department of English, Baruch Lynda Klich, Department of Art and Art History, Hunter Jennifer Laird, Department of Sociology, Lehman David Schwab, Department of Biology, Graduate Center

Henry Wasser Awardees, 2020

Andrew Connolly, Department of English, Hostos Shana Elbaum-Garfinkle, Department of Biochemistry, Graduate Center Eugenia Giannopoulou, Department of Biology, City Tech Yuliya Zabyelina, Department of Political Science, John Jay Alexander Zevin, Department of History, College of Staten Island.

Feliks Gross Awardees, 2019

Andrew Obus, Department of Mathematics, Baruch College Elise Crull, Department of Philosophy, City College James Booth, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, City College Ekaterina Likhtik, Department of Biological Sciences, Hunter College and the Graduate Center Reynaldo Ortiz-Minaya, Department of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies, Brooklyn College Kevin Wolff, Department of Criminal Justice, John Jay College

Henry Wasser Awardees, 2019

Allyson Friedman, Department of Biological Sciences, Hunter College Guillermo Gerona-Navarro, Department of Chemistry, Brooklyn College Carlo Invernizzi Accetti, Department of Political Science, City College Carla Macchiavello, Department of Music and Art, Borough of Manhattan CC Michael Yarbrough, Department of Political Science, John Jay College Mohammad-Ali Miri, Department of Physics, Queens College The Feliks Gross Awards and the Henry Wasser 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.