New Ladder Faculty and Professors (2022-23)

The Yale Faculty of Arts and Science is pleased to welcome 40 new ladder faculty members who will join us during the 2022-2023 academic year.

Of the 40 new ladder faculty and professors who have joined us in New Haven this year, 31 joined the ladder this July and 4 more join in January. An additional 5 hold appointments as Postdoctoral Associates or Research Scientists for the 2022-23 academic year and will join the ladder faculty on July 1, 2023. The cohort of new arrivals spans all three FAS academic divisions: Humanities, Social Science, and Science.
 

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!

New Humanities Faculty

New Social Science Faculty

New Science Faculty


New Humanities Faculty

Tarren Andrews

Assistant Professor of Ethnicity, Race, and Migration (Postdoctoral Associate for 2022-23)

Serena Bassi

Assistant Professor of Italian Studies

Marlene Daut

Professor of African American Studies and of French

Erica Edwards

Professor of African American Studies and of English

Alessandro Giammei

Assistant Professor of Italian Studies

Leigh-Anna Hidalgo

Assistant Professor of Ethnicity, Race, and Migration

Hiʻilei Hobart

Assistant Professor of Ethnicity, Race, and Migration

Lily Hu

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Nicholas Jones

Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

Sonam Kachru

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Elleza Kelley

Assistant Professor of African American Studies and of English

Ameera Nimjee

Assistant Professor of Music

Vanessa Ogle

Associate Professor of History

Julian Posada

Assistant Professor of American Studies (Postdoctoral Associate for 2022-23)

Amanda Reid

Assistant Professor of Theater and Performance Studies

Sophie Schweiger

Assistant Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures

Nari Shelekpayev

Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Madiha Tahir

Assistant Professor of American Studies (Postdoctoral Associate for 2022-23)

Rosa van Hensbergen

Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures

Deborah Vargas

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

Kalindi Vora

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

Lindsay Wright

Assistant Professor of Music

Nurfadzilah Yahaya

Assistant Professor of History

New Social Science Faculty

Lauren Bergquist

Assistant Professor of Economics and of Global Affairs

Max Cytrynbaum

Assistant Professor of Economics (Postdoctoral Associate for 2022-23)

Jennifer Gandhi

Professor of Political Science and of Global Affairs

Yagmur Karakaya

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Amit Khandelwal

Dong-Soo Hahn Professor of Economics and of Global Affairs

Shiro Kuriwaki

Assitant Professor of Political Science

Adam Meirowitz

Professor of Political Science

Christopher Neilson

Professor of Economics and of Global Affairs

Zhuoran Yang

Assistant Professor of Statistics and Data Science

New Science Faculty

Amymarie Bartholomew

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Charles Brown, II

Assistant Professor of Physics

Jenn Coughlan

Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Allison Didychuk

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Sebastian Hurtado

Professor of Mathematics

Binyam Mogessie

Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Jacob Musser

Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Malena Rice

Assistant Professor of Astronomy (Research Scientist for 2022-23)