Faculty & Staff

Stanford Report —

New Faculty Senate chair stresses importance of faculty voice at Stanford

The 54th Faculty Senate discussed civil discourse, voted to extend legislation allowing its Steering Committee to convene to make decisions on behalf of the full senate in administrative session during the COVID-19 crisis and heard from the Associated Students of Stanford University during its first meeting of the academic year on Oct. 7.

Hoover Institution —

Eric Hanushek awarded Yidan Prize

Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Eric Hanushek has been awarded the prestigious Yidan Prize for Education Research for his pioneering work on improving educational outcomes for students.

Stanford Today —

Parting thoughts from Rick Moyer, Stanford’s chief risk officer

On the eve of his retirement, Rick Moyer, Stanford’s chief risk officer, reflects on why it’s important to talk about integrity, what he’ll miss most about Stanford and how everyone can promote a culture of doing the right thing.

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.