About the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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The Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) comprises the some 50 departments and programs that provide instruction to the students of Yale College and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, including their ladder, instructional, and research faculty members. The FAS spans four broad intellectual areas, represented by the divisions of Humanities, Social Science, and Science, and the School of Engineering & Applied Science.


August 31, 2020
A committee of faculty and students, chaired by FAS Dean of Diversity and Faculty Development Larry Gladney, has developed a set of Guiding Principles for our Teaching and...
August 28, 2020
Welcome, new colleagues! The Yale Faculty of Arts and Science is pleased to welcome 30 new ladder faculty members who will join us during the 2020-2021 academic year....
Artist's conceptualization of matter and antimatter
September 10, 2020
New research shows that the smaller dollops of dark matter associated with cluster galaxies were significantly more concentrated than predicted by theorists.
Pictures of Professor Harms and Professor Listokin
September 9, 2020
Robert Harms has been recognized for his book “Land of Tears.” Yair Listokin receives an award for his first book, “Law and Macroeconomics.”
September 8, 2020
In his latest book, historian Jon Butler traces the flourishing of organized religion in Manhattan between the 1880s and the 1960s, revealing how faith adapted and thrived in...
September 4, 2020
Yale chemists are pushing forward with innovative work to develop tomorrow’s liquid fuels from sunlight.
September 2, 2020
In a new Yale co-led study focusing the 2016 presidential campaign, television ads were found to have virtually no influence on how people plan to vote.

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