About the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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.


People enjoying an outdoor concert
January 20, 2020
People who had recently used psychedelics such as psilocybin report a sustained improvement in mood and feeling closer to others after the high has worn off.
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January 20, 2020
In the debut of his new podcast, President Peter Salovey speaks with FAS Professor Crystal Feimster about “The Long Civil Rights Movement.”
Professor Alice Kaplan
January 17, 2020
The Sterling Professorship is the highest honor available to Yale faculty and recognizes faculty members who are world leaders in their fields. Kaplan is a leading scholar of...
Crystal Feimster and Angela Davis
January 17, 2020
Davis, a Civil Rights icon, spoke in front of a capacity crowd at Woolsey Hall on Thursday, Jan. 16.
owl monkeys
January 17, 2020
A new paper by Yale Anthropology Professor, Dr. Eduardo Fernandez-Duque, has been published in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution.