Tag: School of Humanities and Sciences

Michael Bartman

Stanford philosopher Michael Bratman recognized for his work on human behavior

by Alex Shashkevich on July 1, 2019 3:34 pm
Stanford philosopher MICHAEL BRATMAN has been honored for his work on the basic forms of human social interactions and cooperation. Bratman, the U. G. and Abbie Birch Durfee Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, was one of two scholars to receive the 2019 Dr. Martin R. Lebowitz and Eve Lewellis Lebowitz Prize for… Read more Stanford philosopher Michael Bratman recognized for his work on human behavior
Adrian Daub

Daub named director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research

by Cynthia Newberry on June 19, 2019 2:42 pm
ADRIAN DAUB, professor of comparative literature and German studies in the School of Humanities and Sciences, has been named director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research and will begin his term as the Barbara D. Finberg Director on Sept. 1. Daub, the Marta Sutton Weeks Faculty Scholar in the Humanities, returns to the Clayman… Read more Daub named director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research
Shelley Fisher Fishkin

New American studies prize named for Stanford's Shelley Fisher Fishkin

by Alex Shashkevich on June 17, 2019 3:03 pm
The American Studies Association created a new prize and named it for Stanford English Professor SHELLEY FISHER FISHKIN. Fishkin, the Joseph S. Atha Professor in the Humanities and director of Stanford’s American Studies program, has been involved with the association as a president and in other leadership roles for about two decades. She is an… Read more New American studies prize named for Stanford's Shelley Fisher Fishkin
Stanford anthropologist Ian Hodder

Stanford archaeologist Ian Hodder honored by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II

by Alex Shashkevich on June 12, 2019 3:40 pm
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has honored Stanford anthropologist IAN HODDER for his work in archaeology and his contribution to the relations between the United Kingdom and Turkey. Hodder, the Dunlevie Family Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, received the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George – a British order of chivalry… Read more Stanford archaeologist Ian Hodder honored by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II
Hanna Larson and Isabel Vogt

Two PhD students are awarded fellowships that honor the late Maryam Mirzakhani

by Department of Mathematics on May 20, 2019 2:24 pm
HANNAH LARSON, a PhD student in mathematics, and ISABEL VOGT, an MIT PhD student who has been visiting Stanford this year, have been awarded fellowships that honor the late MARYAM MIRZAKHANI. Mirzakhani joined Stanford as a professor of mathematics in 2009. She made advances in our understanding of the geometry and dynamics of Riemann surfaces… Read more Two PhD students are awarded fellowships that honor the late Maryam Mirzakhani
Monica Moore

Program in Modern Thought and Literature series honors department administrator Monica Moore

by Kathleen Sullivan on May 9, 2019 2:39 pm
The Program in Modern Thought and Literature has established an annual speaker series to honor the decades-long contributions of Stanford administrator MONICA MOORE to the interdisciplinary graduate program – and to the university. In announcing the inaugural speaker of the Monica P. Moore Speaker Series, English Professor MICHELE ELAM described Moore as the “heartbeat” of… Read more Program in Modern Thought and Literature series honors department administrator Monica Moore
Richard Powers

Pulitzer Prize winner found inspiration while at Stanford

by Stanford News Service on April 15, 2019 4:31 pm
RICHARD POWERS, the former Phil and Penny Knight Professor of Creative Writing in the Department of English, has won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Overstory. Powers told the Santa Fe New Mexican in a February interview that the inspiration for the novel came from his hikes in the Santa Cruz Mountains while he… Read more Pulitzer Prize winner found inspiration while at Stanford
Young Jean Lee

Young Jean Lee has been awarded the 2019 Windham-Campbell Prize in Drama

by Stefanie Okuda on March 25, 2019 2:58 pm
YOUNG JEAN LEE, associate professor of theater and performance studies in the School of Humanities and Sciences, has been awarded the Donald Windham-Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prize in the category of drama. Administered by Yale University, the Windham-Campbell Prizes are awarded to eight international writers in the fields of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama. Winners will receive a $165,000 prize… Read more Young Jean Lee has been awarded the 2019 Windham-Campbell Prize in Drama
Sharon Long

Stanford biologists Sharon Long and Liqun Luo honored by National Academy of Sciences

by Ker Than on January 24, 2019 2:40 pm
Stanford’s SHARON LONG and LIQUN LUO have been honored with awards from the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for their pioneering biology research. Long will receive the 2019 Selman A. Waksman Award in Microbiology from NAS for her work on the symbiotic relationship between plants and nitrogen-fixing bacteria. The biennial award recognizes a major advance in… Read more Stanford biologists Sharon Long and Liqun Luo honored by National Academy of Sciences
Gabriella Safran

Gabriella Safran named president of Slavic, East European languages association

by Alex Shashkevich on January 17, 2019 5:57 pm
GABRIELLA SAFRAN, the Eva Chernov Lokey Professor in Jewish Studies and professor of Slavic languages and literatures, was recently elected president of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages. The organization, founded in 1941, aims to advance the study and promote the teaching of Slavic and East European languages, literatures and… Read more Gabriella Safran named president of Slavic, East European languages association