Faculty & Staff

Lerone A. Martin appointed new MLK Institute director

Lerone A. Martin is the second faculty director appointed in the history of Stanford’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute, following Clayborne Carson’s retirement in 2020.

Stanford ChEM-H —

Piecing together antibodies

Institute scholar Christopher Barnes on his path to ChEM-H, antibody jigsaw puzzles and the importance of mentorship.

Molecular fossil hunter

Geomicrobiologist Paula Welander has come to see microbes as a system for grappling with complex questions about life, evolution and ancient Earth.

Psychology Professor Albert Bandura dead at 95

Albert Bandura, the world-renowned social cognitive psychologist whose Bobo Doll experiments and theory of social learning transformed the field of psychology, has died.

Steinbeck’s experimentalism explored

English Professor Gavin Jones’ new book examines John Steinbeck’s experimentalism, contending that the author’s portrayals of climate change and wealth inequality make him an important literary voice for today.