Wendy L. Brown has joined IAS as the UPS Foundation Professor in the School of Social Science. Brown’s foundational insights into neoliberalism, authoritarianism, feminism, sovereignty, progress, and tolerance, among other signature concepts, have revolutionized understandings of democracy and the modern powers that challenge it.
“I think an unaccompanied scholar, particularly a
male, probably has the best of all possible worlds at the
—Social Science Member in the 1970s, male, age 50 at the
moment of the questionnaire in 1976
Kirksey, American anthropologist and Member (2019–20) in
the School of Social Science, takes a deep dive into the gene
editing revolution in his newly released book, The Mutant
Project (St. Martin’s Press, 2020).
Helmut Hofer, Hermann Weyl
Professor in the School of Mathematics, Alondra Nelson, Harold F. Linder Professor
in the School of Social Science, and James Stone, Professor in the School of
Natural Sciences, have been elected to the American Academy
“The Chinese biotechnology sector has outpaced companies
in the United States to develop effective tests for COVID-19.
Regulators in Europe have moved quickly to approve and import
clinical tests from China. It is time for the Trump