New Ladder Faculty (2021-22)

 

The Yale Faculty of Arts and Science is pleased to welcome 31 new ladder faculty members who will join us as during the 2021-2022 academic year.

 
Incoming FAS faculty members span all of the FAS divisions: 16 will join Humanities departments, 3 will join us in the Social Sciences, and 12 join departments in the Division of Science and School of Engineering and Applied Science. Of the 31 ladder faculty who joined or will join the FAS this year, 12 are tenured and 19 are untenured.
 
We invite you to read bios of our new ladder colleagues at the links below, and to join us in extending them a warm welcome to our community!
 

Humanities Faculty

 

Alvita Akiboh

Assistant Professor of History
 

Fatima El-Tayeb

Professor of Ethnicity, Race & Migration, and of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
 

Hussein Fancy

Associate Professor of History
 

Manon Garcia

Assistant Professor of Philosophy
 

Scott Herring

Professor of American Studies and of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
 

Jonathan-David MacKinley Howard

Assistant Professor of African American Studies and of English
 

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Professor in the Practice, Theater and Performance Studies
 

Regina Grace Kunzel

Professor of History and of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
 

Ernest Julius Mitchell

Assistant Professor of English and of Humanities
 

Morgan Ng

Assistant Professor of History of Art
 

Claire Roosien

Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures
 

Braxton Deonte Shelley

Associate Professor of Music, of Sacred Music, and of Divinity
 

Hannah Shepherd

Assistant Professor of History
 

Dara Strolovitch

Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
 

Erika Valdivieso

Assistant Professor of Classics
 

Shane Patrick Vogel

Professor of African American Studies and of English
 

Social Science Faculty

 

Julia Anne Leonard

Assistant Professor of Psychology
 

Salma Mousa

Assistant Professor of Political Science
 

Lucia Rubinelli

Assistant Professor of Political Science


Science and School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) Faculty

 

Ian Abraham

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Yongshan Ding

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
 

Vanessa Ezenwa

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
 

Dionysis Kalogerias

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
 

Mengxia Liu

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
 

Ian Moult

Assistant Professor of Physics
 

Amir Pahlavan

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
 

Charalampos Papamanthou

Associate Professor of Computer Science
 

Junliang Shen

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
 

Charles Krug Smart

Professor of Mathematcs
 

Lu Wang

Professor of Mathematics
 

Tianyu Zhu

Assistant Professor of Chemistry