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.

News

March 28, 2018
Brock, who earned his undergraduate degree at Yale, will join the FAS faculty on July 1 and assume the role of FAS dean of science on Jan. 1, 2019.
FASTAP 2016 Tenure Track Timeline
October 2, 2017
This quick guide explains the transition from FASTAP 2007 to FASTAP 2016 and provides helpful context and resources.
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April 24, 2018
Through two randomized experiments, a new study has found that op-ed pieces have significant effects on people’s views among both the public and policy experts.
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April 20, 2018
While an undergraduate at Yale, economist Joseph Altonji took an introductory course in macroeconomics taught by James Tobin, Sterling Professor of Economics. Tobin,...
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April 20, 2018
Daniel Mattingly, assistant professor of political science, studies the strength of the Chinese state and the means by which it encourages its citizens to obey policies that...