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

Grace Waitman

College Writing Program

Elise Walck-Shannon

Biology

Julia A. Walker

Performing Arts

Anika Walke

History

William E. Wallace

Art History and Archaeology

Dave Walsh

American Culture Studies

Julia Wang

Biology

Ping Wang

Economics

Alian Wang

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Jingyi Wang

Jennifer Wang

Biology

Parkorn Wangpaiboonkit

Music

Kun Wang

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Wei Wang

Rebecca Wanzo

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Geoff K. Ward

African and African-American Studies

David H. Warren

Jewish, Islamic, and Middle Eastern Studies

Aileen Waters

College Writing Program

Lori Watson

Philosophy

Lori Watt

HistoryGlobal Studies

Carly Wayne

Political Science

Mary Weber

Music

Timothy Weddle

Music

Noa Weinberg

Jewish, Islamic, and Middle Eastern Studies

Jonathan Weinstein

Economics

Kit Wellman

Philosophy

Timothy Wencewicz

Chemistry

James Wertsch

Anthropology

Ralf Wessel

Physics

Alison Wessels

Chemistry

Corey Westfall

Biology

Robert Wexler

Chemistry

William Whitaker

Performing Arts

Desirée White

Psychological & Brain Sciences

Brett Wick

Mathematics and Statistics

Mladen Victor Wickerhauser

Mathematics and Statistics

Douglas A. Wiens

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Denise Wilfley

Psychological & Brain Sciences

Anna Wilke

Political Science

Sidney Williams

Biology

Gerhild Williams

Germanic Languages and Literatures

K. Eliza Williamson

Latin American Studies

Emily Willroth

Psychological & Brain Sciences

Kathryn Wilson

Classics

Elisabeth Windle

English

Adia Harvey Wingfield

Sociology

Helina Woldekiros

Anthropology

Claire Workinger

Music

Mark Stephen Wrighton

Chemistry

Emily Wroblewski

Anthropology

Kiara Wyndham-Douds

Sociology

Peter Wyse Jackson

Biology

Michael E. Wysession

Earth and Planetary 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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