Meet Our Faculty
It’s a fact of life here at GSAS: You will work one-on-one with faculty who are global leaders in your field of study.
One of the most important indicators of a student’s satisfaction with graduate school is how much access and interaction there is with faculty members. At Brandeis, mentoring is an essential component — perhaps the leading component — of your graduate experience, and one that distinguishes us from other institutions.
Sarah Lamb, an Andrew Carnegie Fellow, is a cultural anthropologist who studies social-cultural worlds and identities, particularly surrounding aging, gender, the body, family, and nation.
Professor Turrigiano, a MacArthur Fellow, uses her Brandeis lab to research neuron excitability that can underlie brain disorders such as epilepsy and autism spectrum disorders.
A professor of the practice of journalism, Professor McNamara is a former Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Boston Globe and current contributor to a local NPR affiliate.
Eve Marder, recipient of the Kavli Award and Gruber Award in Neuroscience, studies the dynamics of small neuronal networks. Her work demonstrates that neuronal circuits are not “hard-wired” but can be reconfigured.
A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, David Rakowski's music is prized for its originality, its explosive high energy, its visceral surface, it unusual and quirky turns, its meticulous attention to detail, and its unfaltering sense of form and proportion.