Faculty Research

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

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New faculty were hired in the School of Arts and Science, the Heller School for Social Policy and Management and Brandeis International Business School and their expertise spans 28 areas of study.

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Made in Cremona

Computer Science Professor Harry Mairson received a Provost Research Grant to visit Italy to better understand the 1700 Stauffer-ex Cristiani violoncello, the most famous violin in the world, in order to make versions tailored to modern cello proportions. He writes about the project in Stanford Magazine.

Jonathan Sarna

With the second edition of his authoritative textbook out earlier this year, Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the future of American Judaism.

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Associate professor of American environmental studies Brian Donahue and his students map hemlocks in local forests, hoping to keep a step ahead of climate change.

Sarah Lamb

Anthropology professor Sarah Lamb is the first Brandeis faculty member to receive a so-called “Brainy Award” from the program, in which scholars receive a $200,000 grant to devote time to research, writing and publishing in the humanities and social sciences.