About the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

COVID-19/CORONAVIRUS: FAS Information and Updates

Up-to-date information on FAS guidance and procedures is available here.

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.


Photographs of retiring FAS Faculty members
May 21, 2020
Thirteen faculty retired from the FAS in 2019-2020. As is tradition in the FAS, at the final Yale College Faculty Meeting of the academic year, Dean Tamar Gendler read...
Image of Alan Gerber
May 19, 2020
Gerber discusses how the social sciences are responding to the COVID-19 crisis and how it might influence the way faculty go about their research in the future.
May 14, 2020
Professors Molly Crockett, Gregory Huber, Rohini Pande, David Wilkinson, and Fabrizio Zilibotti spoke about their COVID-19 research at a recent online event.
May 12, 2020
Psychologist Jennifer Richeson and historian Rohit De are among 27 individuals who will receive the $200,000 fellowship for “high-caliber scholarly research.”
May 12, 2020
Peter Schiffer, the Frederick W. Beinecke Professor of Applied Physics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences has been appointed a Senior Fellow of the Association of American...
May 12, 2020
The FAS Dean’s Office congratulates Jocelle Marius ’20, who has been honored with the Y-Work Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student Employees. Jocelle, who graduates...
May 11, 2020
The FAS is filled with brilliant and pathbreaking scholars and teachers, and during the last weeks, numerous faculty memvers have received national and international...