President’s Office

The Thomas Lamb Eliot Award for Lifetime Achievement by a Reed College Graduate

Reed's Eliot Award recognizes a Reed alumnus or alumna who has demonstrated long and important service in their field of endeavor.

Further, the award seeks to recognize graduates who exemplify qualities that Reed values, including intellectual rigor, independence, and integrity.

Past Recipients of the Eliot Award

2016: Mark Ptashne ’61, Ludwig Professor of Molecular Biology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Institute

2015: Arlene Blum ’66, consultant, Arlene Blum Lectures

2014: Gary Snyder ’51, writer

2013: Barbara Ehrenreich ’63, author

2011: Richard Danzig ’65, Director, Center for a New American Security

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