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Arts & Sciences has over 1,000 faculty and staff who utilize their diverse expertise in the pursuit of research breakthroughs, gaining a deeper understanding of the world's most pressing issues and serving as mentors of the next generation.

select honors from our faculty

9 Elected Members of the National Academy of Sciences
Guggenheim Fellows in past 7 years
6 Nobel Laureates in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine and Economics

Recent Faculty Grants & Awards

Taylor Carlson, assistant professor of political science in Arts & Sciences, has been awarded a Social Science Research Council Social Data Research Fellowship to study the extent to which user-generated content (i.e. comments) on social media platforms distorts information reported by mainstream news outlets. The fellowship comes with a $50,000 award.

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Three Questions with Adia Harvey Wingfield

<p>Adia Harvey Wingfield, professor of sociology, studies the intersection of race, work and sociology. In addition to writing regularly about such matters for The Atlantic, she also has written numerous scholarly articles and books, including No More Invisible Man: Race and Gender in Men&rsquo;s Work.</p>
Barnes and Loomis win Packard Foundation grant for increasing diversity in STEM

Barnes and Loomis win Packard Foundation grant for increasing diversity in STEM

Through the Packard Foundation’s STEM DEI program, the Department of Chemistry will expand its efforts to recruit, mentor, support, and train outstanding scientists from diverse backgrounds.

The witch’s challenge

The witch’s challenge

Deep in the Japanese mountains where the cryptomeria are thick and time is forgotten, you may encounter a woman... In her new book, Rebecca Copeland (EALC) examines the yamamba, or Japan’s legendary mountain witch. For hundreds of years, the yamamba has represented women who defy cultural expectations.