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.

Brenden O'Donnell

English PhD candidate analyzes the gap between queer communities and addiction treatment in diverse fields including LGBT literature, 20th Century American literature, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Medical Humanities, and Critical Addiction Studies.

John Wardle

Astrophysics professor John Wardle and the telescope that can photograph a black hole with the mass of a billion or more suns.

Chris Karp

Chris Karp '78, former molecular immunologist, finds meaningful work with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Medical residents report widespread sexual harassment
New study finds significant unprofessional behavoir

Lead author Linda Pololi says, "In our institutions of healing, learning and discovery, gender bias and harassment must be eliminated".

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Challenges fueling the opiod crisis in rural communities
Massachusetts Health Policy Forum describes challenges in Western Massachusetts

“There truly are unique challenges in western Mass ... but I think that is widely recognized here and we’ve recognized the unique opportunity that western Mass has to come together to solve this problem,” said Constance Horgan, director of the Institute for Behavioral Health at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis.