Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

Abraham Briloff Prize in Ethics

Description:      

The Abraham J. Briloff Prizes in Ethics are intended to stimulate scholarship in the field of ethics, with an emphasis on ethics in professional life. The prizes are funded by a gift from alumnus Charles R. Dreifus, (’66, MBA ’73) in honor of Abraham J. Briloff, Emmanuel Saxe Distinguished Professor of Accountancy Emeritus. The prizes are awarded annually to a faculty member who has written an important topical article, essay or book on ethics and to a student or students who have written an outstanding research paper or essay, also as it relates to current events.

Ethics in professional life is used in the broadest sense. Relevant topics include but are not limited to: ethical decision making for managers and professionals related to business enterprises, the ethical and social implications of investment policies, ethics in public policy, ethics in law and medicine, ethics in the academic world, the ethics of business and government relations, and corporate accountability.

FOR THE STUDENT PRIZE, any currently enrolled Baruch College student may submit an original essay or research paper. Work that was done for a course may be submitted for this prize. Works must be topical and current; relevance is more important than length. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.  THE STUDENT AWARD IS $500.

FOR THE FACULTY PRIZE, any faculty member may submit an article, essay, op-ed piece, website, or book, unpublished or recently published. Works must be topical and current; relevance is more important than length. THE FACULTY AWARD IS $1,500.

 Eligibility:         

Any currently enrolled Baruch College student may submit an original essay or research paper. Work that was done for a course may be submitted for this prize. Works must be topical and current; relevance is more important than length. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.

Any Baruch College faculty may submit an article, essay, op-ed piece or book (published or unpublished). Work must be topical and current.

Award: 

Faculty Prize $1500
Student Prize $500

Application Deadline:

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Submissions and questions should be addressed to:

Abraham J. Briloff Prizes in Ethics Committee
c/o Carmen Vásquez
Office of the Provost
Email:  Provost_Office@baruch.cuny.edu
Administration Building – Room D-710
Telephone:  646-660-6506

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