Faculty and Staff Perspectives

There are many wonderful cultural attractions at Yale, and it is so easy for us to take advantage of them.” Read More
Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Stanley B. Resor Professor of Economics and History

My family and I live in New Haven in the East Rock neighborhood and our children attend New Haven public schools…” Read More
-Paul E. Turner, Acting Dean of Science; Elihu Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

It is pretty remarkable how much charisma, funk, and charm are packed into such a small city.” Read More
-Melissa Goodall, Associate Director of the Yale Office of Sustainability

The longer I live in New Haven the more I appreciate its combination of livable scale and cosmopolitan opportunity.” Read More
-Michael Warner, Seymour H. Knox Professor of English, Professor of American Studies

…the greater New Haven area has been my family’s favorite place in America thus far.” Read More
-Ozgen Felek, Lector of Ottoman Turkish, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Moving to East Rock in 2008, we felt a quick connection to the community. Within weeks, we’d met more neighbors than we had in the six previous years.” Read More
-Stuart Semmel, Associate Head of Pauli Murray College, Senior Lecturer in History and Humanities

We moved from NYC to East Rock in August and fell in love with the neighborhood immediately.” Read More
-Deborah Coen, Professor of History

New Haven is diverse on many levels, and the wider community has a lot of history and is very welcoming.” Read More
Miraj Desai, Associate research Scientist in Psychiatry

We have found the New Haven area to be an excellent place to raise a family.” Read More
Alexandre DebsAssociate Professor with Tenure of Political Science, and Mira DebsExecutive Director of Education Studies

New Haven fosters an intellectual community that’s both tight-knit and richly receptive to the outside world.” Read More
-Marta Figlerowicz, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and English

We decided to live in North Haven in part because of recommendations about the public schools.” Read More
-Jason Shaw, Assistant Professor of Linguistics

I really like that New Haven is close to New York and Boston but much smaller and green.” Read More
-Thierry Emonet, Associate Professor of Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology & Physics

The heritage of Italian immigrants is vibrantly alive in restaurants representing all levels of formality and many regional specialties.” Read More
-Paul Freedman, Chester D. Tripp Professor of History, Author of Ten Restaurants that Changed America (2016)