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.

Anita Hannig
Anita Hannig
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
In Professor Anita Hannig's Death and Dying 101 class, students study cross-cultural attitudes toward mortality.
Brian Donahue
Brian Donahue
Associate Professor of American Environmental Studies

A new study co-authored by Professor Brian Donahue, a New England forestry and farming historian, finds that New England is losing 65 acres of forest a day to land conversion. Donahue and his peers from across the region urge people to consider a new outlook on woodlands, wildlands and food production in “Wildlands and Woodlands: Farmlands and Communities”. Read about the project in BrandeisNOW.

Jill Greenlee
Jill Greenlee
Associate Professor of Politics

Professor Jill Greenlee teaches American Politics, Political Behavior, Political Socialization, Public Opinion, Women and Politics, Racial Attitudes, and Research Methods at Brandeis University. Her current scholarship investigates the relationships between major life cycle events, such as becoming a parent, and the political attitudes and behaviors of ordinary citizens. More broadly, she is interested in how individuals change politically as they move through the life course. Read more about her current work.

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.

Jordan Pollack
Jordan Pollack
Professor and Chairman, Computer Science
Professor Jordan Pollack has received the International Society for Artificial Life’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. He was recognized for outstanding contributions to computer science, and has spent decades researching artificial life and computer-simulated evolution.