Faculty Research

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

stock art of a kid with an israeli flag

“We know an awful lot about how younger kids typically think about subjects like math but when it comes to Israel, we don't really know anything,” said Jon Levisohn, director of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education.

Professor Jilll Greenlee

Associate Professor of Politics Jill Greenlee's research is highlighted in the Washington Post again. She found that becoming the father of a first daughter leads men to more strongly support policies that promote gender equality.

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.
Sara Shostak

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

Stuart Altman

The National Academy of Medicine President Victor J. Dzau said, “His work has made an important impact on the health care of our nation. He is most deserving of this prestigious award.” Dr. Stuart Altman is the Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.