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A Community of Scholars

For more than eighty years, scholars at the Institute for Advanced Study have sought to understand the complexities of the physical world and of humanity, prompting advances in science and society. Access a listing of the Institute’s community of scholars from our founding to today and learn more about some noted figures in IAS history.

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IAS Letter Articles

Jonathan Israel, Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the School of Historical Studies, on how freedom of the theater promised to be a major extension of liberty.

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Video Lectures

Juan Maldacena, Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, explores casuality constraints on graviton three point amplitudes during the Prospects in Theorectical Physics summer program at IAS.