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Visit the Faculty Guide for a complete listing of all Brandeis faculty members.

Distinguished Faculty

In the classroom and in the lab, Brandeis students have the opportunity to interact with exceptional faculty who truly care about undergraduate education. They are leaders in their fields who are on the cutting edge of research and intellectual thought.

Brandeis counts among its faculty three Pulitzer Prize winners, two MacArthur Foundation Fellows (winners of so-called "genius" grants) and four Howard Hughes Medical Investigators.

MacArthur Fellows
The MacArthur Fellows Program awards unrestricted fellowships to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.

Pulitzer Prize Winners
The Pulitzer Prize is regarded as the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievement and musical composition.

National Academies Members
National Academies experts serve pro bono to address critical national issues and give advice to the federal government and the public.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business and public affairs.

American Association for the Advancement of Science
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world.

American Academy of Arts and Letters
The American Academy of Arts and Letters fosters and sustains interest in literature, music and the fine arts by identifying and encouraging individual artists.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators
The Howard Hughes Medical institute is a nonprofit medical research organization that ranks as one of the nation's largest philanthropies and plays a powerful role in advancing biomedical research and science education in the United States.

University Professors
University Professor is the highest designation accorded a Brandeis faculty member.