Bok Prize

The gift of an anonymous donor to establish "a Prize Fund in honor of Professor Bart J. Bok, and in his name, the income to be used for a prize to be awarded, preferably biennially, on the recommendation of the Astronomy Department, to a recent holder of a Ph.D. degree in the Physical Sciences from Harvard or Radcliffe who is under 35 years of age, the award to be preferably based upon a doctoral thesis, book, or research paper, in the area of Milky Way research by observational methods." The Bok Prize lecture is usually presented in the spring of the year following the award year.

Recipients

  • Dan Marrone - 2013
  • Phil Hopkins - 2012
  • Heather Knutson - 2011
  • Saurabh Jha - 2010
  • Feryal Ozel - 2009
  • Jenny Greene - 2008
  • Stephen Furlanetto - 2007
  • Warren Brown - 2006
  • Scott Ransom - 2005
  • Eliot Quataert - 2004
  • David Charbonneau/Sara Seager - 2003
  • Joseph Mohr - 2002
  • Adam Riess - 2001
  • Brian Schmidt - 2000
  • Lincoln Greenhill/James Herrnstein - 1999
  • Alyssa Goodman - 1998
  • David Neufeld - 1996
  • David Spergel - 1994
  • Charles Bailyn - 1992
  • Lawrence Molnar - 1990
  • Ira Wasserman - 1989
  • Sallie Baliunas - 1988
  • Thomas Hartquist - 1987
  • Daniel Jaffe - 1986
  • Guido Garay - 1985
  • Lennox Cowie - 1984
  • Marc Aaronson - 1983
  • Charles Lada - 1982
  • Michael Jura - 1981
  • John Black - 1980
  • William Forman/Christine Jones - 1979
  • Sandra Faber - 1978
  • Eric Chaisson - 1977
  • Jonathan Grindlay - 1976
  • Joseph Taylor - 1975
  • Benjamin Zuckerman - 1974
  • Andrea Dupree - 1973
  • Frank Shu - 1972
  • Stephen Strom - 1971
  • Joseph Silk - 1970
  • Patrick Palmer - 1969
  • Agris Kalnajs - 1968
  • Eugene Avrett - 1967
  • George Huguenin - 1965
  • Paul Hodge - 1962
  • David Layzer - 1960
  • A. Edward Lilley - 1958