Faculty of Arts and Sciences

About the FAS Dean’s Office

Welcome to the website of the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. To learn more about the Dean—and for a directory of office staff and contact information—click on the FAS Dean’s Office tab above. Also above you will find links to a listing of all FAS departments and programs; selected resources for FAS faculty including the Yale Faculty Handbook; and information on recent news and upcoming events.

Information Concerning Activism and Advocacy

In response to Yale community members’ inquiries regarding how they may engage in activism and advocacy on current issues within the context of their Yale affiliation, the University has posted information on the relevant policies and guidelines HERE.

FAS Faculty Achievement

So as to recognize the broad recognition and merit of our FAS faculty, we have begun to construct a page detailing some of our faculty’s many achievements. Found HERE is a listing of membership to Academic Institutions such as the National Academy of Sciences or the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. This ongoing project will continue to expand upon and celebrate the definitive work of Yale’s scholars. 

New FAS Faculty (2016-2017)

We are excited to announce the new FAS faculty that will be joining us for the 2016-2017 term. View the announcement page HERE along with a Faculty Map that includes photos and links to biographies for those members who will be joining us Fall 2016.

New FAS Faculty (2015-2016)

Brief biographies and photos of the 2015-16 cohort of new FAS faculty can be found HERE.  Dean Gendler hopes that this information will help to acquaint FAS faculty with their new colleagues. Biographies of the 2014-2015 cohort can be found HERE.

 

News

June 20, 2017
The previously unknown rock inscriptions are some of the oldest — and largest — signs from the formative stages of the hieroglyphic script.
June 19, 2017
The technology of solar energy has progressed dramatically in the last few decades, as it operates with increasing efficiency and at lower costs. 
June 19, 2017
Wildebeest carcasses, casualties of the world’s largest overland animal migration, pile up annually on the banks of the Mara River in Africa and play a crucial role in...