Nominate a Candidate

Do you know a student who exemplifies the aspirations and achievements of Oliver Cromwell Cox and Ernest Everett Just? Consider nominating him/her for this prestigious prize.

Successful nominees typically have a thesis that focuses on issues of diversity and inequality and/or a personal background that includes overcoming disadvantage and adversity. A list of past recipients and BA thesis titles is available on this site on the past recipients page.

For any questions regarding the Cox-Just Prize, the nominating process, or a student's candidacy, please contact Cheryl Bradley-Stone at cbradley@uchicago.edu.

Nomination Process

Please submit the information requested below and a copy of the nominated thesis as an attachment to cox-justprize@lists.uchicago.edu no later than Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

  • Nominee:  Name, Email, Department & Thesis Title
  • Nominator: Name, Email, and Department
  • Evaluation of Thesis (Required):  Faculty/Preceptor evaluation of Thesis (This can be the evaluation submitted in recommending the thesis for honors).
  • (Optional):  If you feel it would be helpful to our evaluation, please describe how this thesis contributes to scholarly inquiry into inequality and diversity, or provide additional information about the student’s personal background or career that you believe makes him/her an appropriate candidate for the Cox-Just Prize.

Please direct inquiries to Cheryl Bradley-Stone at cbradley@uchicago.edu

The Cox-Just Just Prize is made possible through a generous donation from Edouard Maciejewski.