Faculty Research

Check out the game-changing research being conducted in Brandeis labs and in the field.

John Plotz
John Plotz is professor of English who recently published a book about what happens when you're half lost in a work of art called Semi-Detached: The Aesthetics of Virtual Experience since Dickens. Plotz was interviewed about the book on the Bookings Podcast.
City of Boston

New “NERD Boston” database reveals dramatic differences in poverty rates across Boston neighborhoods by race, ethnicity.

Suzanne Paradis

Biologist Suzanne Paradis' lab suppressed seizures in mice by changing the connections between neurons.

Sara Shostak

Associate Professor of Sociology Sara Shostak’s current research focuses on urban agriculture in New England cities.

Karen Hansen

In July 2017, Professor of Sociology Karen Hansen became just the second person to serve as the director of the Women's Studies Research Center at Brandeis since it was established in 2001.