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

Zhao Ma

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Richard Mabbs

Chemistry

Phillip Maciak

English

Edward Macias

Chemistry

Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp

Interim Vice Provost of Graduate Education

Ron Mallon

PhilosophyPhilosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology

Zachary Manditch-Prottas

American Culture Studies

Rodolfo Manuelli

Economics

Raven Maragh-Lloyd

African and African-American Studies

David Marchant

Performing Arts

Marvin Marcus

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Ginger Marcus

Lori Markson

Psychological & Brain Sciences

Fiona Marshall

Anthropology

Henri Martikainen

Mathematics and Statistics

Lerone A. Martin

John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics

Andrew Martin

Political Science

Beth Martin

Environmental Studies

Claire Masteller

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Jeffery Matthews

Performing Arts

William J. Maxwell

EnglishAfrican and African-American Studies

John E. McCarthy

Mathematics and Statistics

Mark McDaniel

Psychological & Brain Sciences

Kathleen McDermott

Psychological & Brain Sciences

Robin McDowell

African and African-American Studies

Paige McGinley

Performing Arts

Erin McGlothlin

Vice Dean of Undergraduate Affairs, College of Arts & Sciences

Matt McGrath

Philosophy

William McKelvy

English

William B. McKinnon

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Heather McPherson

English

Edward McPherson

English

Augusto Medeiros da Rosa

Physics

James Mertens

Physics

Alex Meshik

Physics

Rebecca Messbarger

Romance Languages and Literatures

Steven Meyer

English

Melanie Micir

English

Robert Milder

English

Krista Milich

Anthropology

Boyd Millar

Philosophy

Kathryn Miller

Biology

Angela Miller

Art History and Archaeology

Kevin Moeller

Chemistry

Margot Moinester

Sociology

Peter Monahan

College Writing Program

Debashis Mondal

Mathematics and Statistics

Diana Montaño

History

Jacob Montgomery

Political Science

Timothy Moore

Classics

Mabel Moraña

Romance Languages and Literatures

Robert Mark Morgan

Performing Arts

Natalie G. Mueller

Anthropology

Shankar Mukherji

Physics

Willow Mullins

College Writing Program

Kater Murch

Physics

Andrea Murray

Anthropology

Sowande' Mustakeem

HistoryAfrican and African-American Studies

Mungai Mutonya

African and African-American Studies

Jonathan Myers

Biology

Timothy Myers

Music

Joel Myerson

Psychological & Brain Sciences

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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This July, William Tolman will become dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.