Exploring tomorrow’s questions today
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is home to 1200+ faculty and 50 departments and programs that span the divisions of Humanities, Social Science, and Science, and the School of Engineering & Applied Science. Our work transforms the lives of our students and leads to fundamental discoveries that change understandings of the past and shape experiences of the future. Below, you will find news and stories of the impact of the FAS along with resources for FAS faculty and staff.
Deepening understanding; expanding horizons
How can learning from the past help us build a better future?
Earth and Planetary Sciences
Department of History
What can data teach us about the human condition?
How can our research improve lives?
African American Studies and Psychology
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
How can new tools illuminate old challenges?
Resources for FAS Faculty and Staff
Information on tenure and promotion, faculty development, searches, and other FAS processes and policies.
FAS Announcements for Faculty and Staff
FAS in the News
News about FAS faculty, departments, programs, and more
FAS physicist Laura Newburgh and her collaborators at the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) are winners of the 2022 Lancelot M.
Woo-Kyoung Ahn’s groundbreaking work on cognition has made significant contributions to the study of higher-level reasoning processes.
The FAS welcomes Royce K. Young Wolf, Postdoctoral Associate in Native American Art and Curation, who holds joint appointments in the Department of the History of Art and the Yale University Art Gallery.
Jennifer Klein’s research spans the fields of U.S. labor history, urban history, social movements, and political economy,
Welcoming new FAS faculty
35 new ladder faculty and professors and 20 new instructional faculty members will join the FAS during the 2021-2022 academic year. Their expertise and approaches span the academic disciplines.
Celebrating FAS leadership
Leadership by FAS faculty members has a transformative impact at Yale and beyond
Richeson was appointed to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), a distinguished panel that advises the White House.
Anjelica Gonzalez, Andrew Miranker, Stephen Pitti, and James Tierney were honored for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion at Yale and beyond.
Jorgensen has been selected as a 2021 Citation Laureate for his influential contributions to the field of computational chemistry.
Unlocking the science of perception
Damon Clark, neuroscientist and member of the FAS faculty, seeks to understand how animals extract information from visual patterns in the natural world.
Help the FAS Advance
The FAS collaborates across disciplines, pursuing breakthroughs that improve the world today and for future generations. You can help this work advance by taking part in the Yale Campaign.