New Faculty

Michail “Misha” Tsodyks, a world-leading theoretical neuroscientist, will join the Faculty of the School of Natural Sciences as C.V. Starr Professor in the Simons Center for Systems Biology at the Institute for Advanced Study, effective July 1, 2019. Currently a Professor in the Department of...
Jacob Lurie, who has made transformative contributions to mathematics through his work on derived algebraic geometry and infinity categories, will join the Faculty of the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study, effective July 1, 2019. Lurie’s ideas in modern algebra, geometry, and...
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Suzanne Conklin Akbari, widely recognized for her intellectual range and interdisciplinary accomplishments in the field of Medieval Studies, will join the Faculty of the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, effective July 1, 2019. Specializing in medieval literature, Akbari is involved...
James M. Stone, a world-renowned computational astrophysicist, whose research is focused on fluid dynamics—in particular numerical solutions to the equations of magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) in an astrophysical context—has been appointed to the Faculty of the School of Natural Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study, effective...
Alondra Nelson, an acclaimed sociologist, author, and researcher who explores questions in science, technology, and social inequality, has been appointed Professor and Harold F. Linder Chair in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, effective July 1, 2019. “In light of...
Akshay Venkatesh , a world-leading mathematician who has made fundamental contributions to various fields of mathematics, working in particular at the intersection of analytic number theory, algebraic number theory, and representation theory, has been appointed to the Faculty of the School of Mathematics, effective...
Myles W. Jackson, an internationally renowned historian of science whose breadth of research extends from molecular biology and physics to intellectual property and privacy issues, has been appointed to the Faculty of the School of Historical Studies, effective July 1, 2018. Jackson is currently the...
Camillo De Lellis
Camillo De Lellis, a world-renowned geometric analyst with broad expertise in the calculus of variations, geometric regularity theory, and fluid dynamics, has been appointed to the Faculty of the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study, effective July 1, 2018. De Lellis, currently Professor at Universität Zürich, succeeds Professor Emeritus Thomas Spencer, who has served on the Faculty since 1986.
Francesca Trivellato, one of the foremost historians of economic, social, and cultural history of the early modern period, has been appointed to the Faculty of the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, effective July 1, 2018. Trivellato, who is a former Hans Kohn Member (2012) in the School, is currently the Barton M. Biggs Professor of History at Yale University. She succeeds Professor Emeritus Jonathan Israel, who has served on the Faculty since 2001.