Brandeis Researchers in the News

Our faculty make an impact — in the classroom and in the field. As intellectual pioneers and engaged scholars, faculty in every discipline garner top awards and recognition for inspiring outstanding work.

Jordan Pollack
Jordan Pollack
Professor Jordan Pollack recognized for outstanding contributions to computer science
Pollack has spent decades researching artificial life and computer-simulated evolution and has received the International Society for Artificial Life’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Jytte Klausen
Jytte Klausen
Lawrence A. Wien Professor of International Cooperation

Politics Professor Jytte Klausen says in Bloomberg that terror attacks in Europe reflect failures by local officials. Read about her background and check out the article in the student newspaper The Justice about Klausen's Western Jihadism Project database and understanding terrorism.

Harleen Singh
Harleen Singh
Harleen Singh receives Burkhardt Residential Fellowship

Harleen Singh, Associate Professor of South Asian Literature and Women's Studies, was awarded a Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship to take a yearlong residency at the National Humanities Center. She will analyze literature and film written in India in Hindi and Bengali alongside ethnographies and interviews. Read more about her background.

Avital Rodal
Avital Rodal
Assistant Professor of Biology

Brandeis research makes progress in the fight against ALS. Avi Rodal found and fixed an abnormality in flies’ nervous systems, restoring their ability to crawl.

Eve Marder
Eve Marder
Victor and Gwendolyn Beinfield Professor of Neuroscience

Eve Marder ’69, recipient of the Kavli Prize in Neuroscience for her groundbreaking research on the nervous system, received an honorary degree from Tel Aviv University.