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.


July 31, 2019
President Peter Salovey announced Brock’s appointment in a message to the Yale community on July 31. His three-year term is effective Aug. 1.
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July 3, 2019
Naomi Lamoreaux and Ian Shapiro (Yale University)
A family plays with their dog, a white fluffy Samoyed. Dan Greco and his two little sons play on the kitchen floor with the dog.
July 2, 2019
Since opening in 2013, the Canine Cognition Center at Yale has become a hub of scientific outreach to Yale, New Haven, and surrounding communities.
Book cover, displaying a painting where Saint Teresa is being stabbed with a spear by another person.
July 1, 2019
Carlos Eire, the T.L. Riggs Professor of History and Religious Studies (Princeton University Press)  
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June 26, 2019
Matthew Frye Jacobson, the William Robertson Coe Professor of American Studies (The University of North Carolina Press)