Erin Adams

JOSEPH REGENSTEIN PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, COMMITTEES ON IMMUNOLOGY, CANCER BIOLOGY; PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, MYCHOICE PROGRAM

Research interests: Immunology; Biochemistry; Structural biology; Molecular Evolution

Clifford Ando

DAVID B. AND CLARA E. STERN PROFESSOR; PROFESSOR OF CLASSICS, HISTORY AND LAW

Research interests: Roman history; Roman religion; legal history; contemporary social theory; the history of political thought; metaphor and cognition

Jessica Swanston Baker

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MUSIC

Research Interests: ethnomusicology; contemporary popular music of and in the Circum-Caribbean; tempo and aesthetics, coloniality, decolonization, and race/gender and respectability; the relationship between tempo perception and gendered and raced legacies of colonization

Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer

HELEN A. REGENSTEIN DISTINGUISHED SERVICE PROFESSOR OF CLASSICS AND THE PROGRAM IN GENDER STUDIES; DIRECTOR, STEVANOVICH INSTITUTE ON THE FORMATION OF KNOWLEDGE

Research interests: Neronian literature; Seneca the Younger; History of Classical Rhetoric; the Ancient Novel; the Classics in Modern China

Claudia Brittenham

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ART HISTORY

Research interests: art of ancient Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras, with a special interest in issues of art and identity, intercultural interaction, the materiality of art, and the politics of style

Brian Callender MD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE

Research Interests: Medical humanities; Graphic medicine; Patient education; Phenomenology of illness; Medicine and the body; Evolutionary medicine 

Karin Knorr Cetina

OTTO BORCHERT DISTINGUISHED SERVICE PROFESSOR OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY AND CHAIR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

Research interests: financial markets, knowledge and information, as well as in globalization, theory and culture

Simeon Chavel

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF HEBREW BIBLE, DIVINITY SCHOOL

Research interests: the literature of the Hebrew Bible, the religion of ancient Israel and Judea, and their relationship

Adam Cifu MD

PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE

Research interests:  General internal medicine, chronic disease, diabetes, hypertension, knowledge formation in diagnosis 

Whitney Cox

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF SOUTH ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CIVILIZATIONS

Research interests: Sanskrit and Tamil philology; premodern literary theory; history of medieval South India; history of Śaivism

Patrick Crowley

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ART HISTORY AND THE COLLEGE

Arnold Davidson

ROBERT O. ANDERSON DISTINGUISHED SERVICE PROFESSOR IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY, THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE, THE DEPARTMENT OF ROMANCE LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES, THE COMMITTEE ON THE CONCEPTUAL AND HISTORICAL STUDIES OF SCIENCE, AND THE DIVINITY SCHOOL

Research interests: the history of contemporary European philosophy, the history of moral and political philosophy, the history of the human sciences, the history and philosophy of religion, and the philosophy of Judaism

Shannon Lee Dawdy

PROFESSOR OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND OF SOCIAL SCIENCES IN THE COLLEGE; DIRECTOR OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

Research interests: how landscapes and material objects mediate human relationships; questions of temporality (past, present, future); death practices in the U.S., particularly around disposition and transformation of the body

Ahmed El-Shamsy

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, NEAR EASTERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

Research interests: the intellectual history of Islam, orality and literacy, the history of the book, theory and practice of Islamic law

Jaś Elsner

VISITING PROFESSOR OF ART AND RELIGION; ASSOCIATE FACULTY, DEPARTMENT OF ART HISTORY

Research interests: Roman and early Christian art, viewing and viewer-response in art, pilgrimage, the receptions of antiquity including the history of collecting and the musuem, art and text including ekphrasis

James Evans

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

Sarah E. Fredericks

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS AND DIRECTOR OF GRADUATE STUDIES; AFFILIATED FACULTY MEMBER OF THE THE PROGRAM ON THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT AND THE CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDER AND SEXUALITY

Research interestes:  sustainability, sustainable energy, environmental guilt and shame, and environmental justice; pragmatic and comparative religious ethics.

Tom Ginsburg

LEO SPITZ PROFESSOR OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, LUDWIG AND HILDE WOLF RESEARCH SCHOLAR, AND PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

Research interests: comparative and international law from an interdisciplinary perspective

Andreas Glaeser

PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGY

Research interests: the construction of identities and knowledges

John Goldsmith

EDWARD CARSON WALLER DISTINGUISHED SERVICE PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENTS OF LINGUISTICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE; SENIOR FELLOW, COMPUTATION INSTITUTE OF ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO COMMITTEE ON COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE

Research interests: the history of linguistic thought, and the development of machine learning models for the inference of linguistic structure from raw textual data

Michael Greenstone

THE MILTON FRIEDMAN PROFESSOR IN ECONOMICS, THE COLLEGE, AND THE HARRIS SCHOOL; DIRECTOR OF THE BECKER FRIEDMAN INSTITUTE; DIRECTOR OF THE ENERGY POLICY INSTITUTE AT CHICAGO (EPIC); DIRECTOR OF THE ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT LAB AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO URBAN LABS

Lars Peter Hansen

DAVID ROCKEFELLER DISTINGUISHED SERVICE PROFESSOR IN ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

Research interests: investigating three interconnecting areas: macroeconomic uncertainty and financial markets; struggling with a complex future; and understanding investor beliefs through asset market data

William Howell

SYDNEY STEIN PROFESSOR IN AMERICAN POLITICS, HARRIS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY

Research interests: separation-of-powers issues and American political institutions, especially the presidency; Obama's education initiatives, distributive politics and the normative foundations of executive power

Joel Timothy Isaac

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF SOCIAL THOUGHT AT THE JOHN U. NEF COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL THOUGHT

Research interests: the history of social and political thought in the United States, especially the development of the human sciences during the twentieth century

Demetra Kasimis

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN THE DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

Research interests: classical Greek thought and its modern receptions, democratic theory, migration and citizenship, and feminist theory

Dario Maestripieri

PROFESSOR OF COMPARATIVE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, AND NEUROBIOLOGY

Research interests: the evolution of human behavior and the relationship between science and literature

Rochona Majumdar

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENTS OF CINEMA AND MEDIA STUDIES, AND SOUTH ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CIVILIZATIONS

Research interests: modern Indian history; Indian cinema; theories of gender and sexuality; feminism; Indian political thought and intellectual history

James Osborne

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ANATOLIAN ARCHAEOLOGY, THE ORIENTAL INSTITUTE, DEPARTMENT OF NEAR EASTERN LANGUAGES AND CIVILIZATIONS

Research interests: eastern Mediterranean and ancient Near East during the Early Bronze and Iron Ages; Anatolia during the late second and early first millennium BCE; the intersection of space and power; incorporating quantitative methods like GIS and space syntax with native historical and iconographic sources

Ada Palmer

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HISTORY, ASSOCIATE FACULTY OF CLASSICS

Research interests: Early modern Europe; the Renaissance, with a focus on Italy; Reformation; longue-durée intellectual and cultural history; postclassical reception of classical philosophy; Renaissance humanism; history of the book, printing and reading; history of education; history of science, religion, atheism, deism, heresy, and heterodoxy; music history; Enlightenment reception of earlier radical thought; Epicureanism, atomism, Stoicism, Skepticism, Platonism, and Neoplatonism

Thomas Pashby

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY

Research interests: the historical development of conceptions of time, matter and geometry; the relationship of experience, physics and metaphysics; creativity and scientific discovery; Whitehead's philosophy of organism.

Kenneth Pomeranz

UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR OF MODERN CHINESE HISTORY

Research interests: Reciprocal influences of state, society and economy in late Imperial and twentieth-century China; the origins of a world economy as the outcome of mutual influences among various regions; and comparative studies of labor, family organization, and economic change in Europe and East Asia

Rama Ranganathan

Joseph Regenstein Professor and Director, The Center for the Physics of Evolving Systems, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Institute for Molecular Engineering

Research interests: understanding the basic principles of structure, function, and evolution in biological systems, with a particular emphasis on the atomic and cellular scale

Robert J. Richards

MORRIS FISHBEIN DISTINGUISHED SERVICE PROFESSOR OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE

Research interests: evolutionary theory, biopsychology, ethology, and sociobiology

James A. Robinson

REVEREND DR. RICHARD L. PEARSON PROFESSOR AND UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR, FACULTY DIRECTOR OF THE PEARSON INSTITUTE, HARRIS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY

Research interests: comparative economic and political development with a focus on the long-run with a particular interest in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa

Michael Rossi

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE, DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND THE COLLEGE

Research interests: Medicine and the body; history of perception and visual culture; history of social science; American intellectual and cultural history

Benoit Roux

AMGEN PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENTS OF BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND CHEMISTRY, AND THE INSTITUTE FOR BIOPHYSICAL DYNAMICS

Research interests: Theoretical and Computational Studies of the Structure, Dynamics and Function of Biological Macromolecular Systems

Haun Saussy

UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

Research interests: Classical Chinese poetry and commentary; literary theory; comparative study of oral traditions; problems of translation; pre-twentieth-century media history; ethnography and ethics of medical care

Gary Tubb

ANUPAMA AND GURU RAMAKRISHNAN PROFESSOR OF SOUTH ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CIVILIZATIONS AND FACULTY DIRECTOR, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO CENTER IN DELHI

Research interests: Sanskrit language and literature, Indian philosophy, history of Sanskrit linguistic and literary theory