Our people are extraordinary.

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

Deanna Barch, professor and chair of the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, received $35,000 from the National Institutes of Health toward a project entitled "SchizConnect: Large-scale Schizophrenia Neuroimaging Data Mediation and Federation."

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Wingfield

Three Questions with Adia Harvey Wingfield

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’s Work.

William Tate

The exit interview: Dean William Tate

This July, William F. Tate IV will become executive vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of South Carolina. As a member of the Arts & Sciences faculty since 2002 and dean of the Graduate School and vice provost for graduate education since 2014, Tate has left a lasting mark on Arts & Sciences. Here, he discusses his work promoting graduate education, memories from his time here, and why Washington University will always be home.

Celebrating faculty retirements

Join us in recognizing the achievements and memories of seven faculty members who are closing out their careers in Arts & Sciences. Congratulations to everyone entering full or phased retirement!