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Q&A with Carissa M. Harris

Meet Carissa Harris, Member in the School of Historical Studies, who is an Associate Professor at Temple University. In 2020–21, she is exploring how anger became feminized in the late medieval English popular imagination.

Covid-19 Updates

Campus Reopening
As of September 8, the Institute campus has partially reopened. Faculty and Members, along with a limited number of essential staff, may request access to work in their offices.

We have created a series of Return-to-Campus guides, which feature more in-depth information than shown on the website and should be consulted before coming to campus.

Individuals requesting access to campus must complete the Health Screening Form each morning before coming to campus and must be approved by the IAS Covid-19 Response Team. 

To help ensure the safety of our community, we ask that you continue to wear masks or face coverings in all indoor areas on campus, including the activities center and laundry facility, and where social distancing of 6 feet is not possible.

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Robbert Dijkgraaf: Opening Doors to the Unknown

Alan Alda, host of the new weekly podcast Science Clear+Vivid, welcomed IAS Director and Leon Levy Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf as his first guest. The episode, “Opening Doors to the Unknown,” provides a glimpse of the Institute for Advanced Study from the days of Einstein to the present.

IAS Welcomes Scholars for 2020–21

This year, 241 leading scholars and scientists, representing over 100 academic institutions in over 20 countries, will work alongside the Institute’s 25 permanent Faculty to push boundaries and leverage the creativity of our global community of scholars.

An Inside View of IAS

A short film (2016) about the Institute's multifaceted community created to capture the passion and enthusiasm on campus and reflect firsthand how the IAS environment supports and influences researchers' work.