Paul Romer

Paul Romer

Diamela Eltit

Diamela Eltit

PAUL ROMER, Professor of Economics and Director of the Urbanization Project at the Stern School of Business, has been awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economics.

NEIL GUTERMAN, Dean and Paulette Goddard Professor at the Silver School of Social Work, has been elected to the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare.

DIAMELA ELTIT, Global Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing in Spanish at FAS, has received the 2018 National Literature Prize of Chile.

CATHARINE STIMPSON, University Professor and Professor of English at FAS and Dean Emerita of the Graduate School of Arts and Science, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Ottawa.

TIANNING DIAO, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at FAS, has received a 2018 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship.  

Two members of the Faculty of Arts and Science were elected to the National Academy of Sciences:

  • CLAUDE DESPLAN, Silver Professor of Biology
  • PAULA ENGLAND, Silver Professor of Sociology
BRYAN STEVENSON, Professor of Clinical Law at the School of Law, has received the ABA Medal from the American Bar Assocation.
 
SPIKE LEE, Professor of Graduate Film at Tisch School of the Arts, received the Cannes Film Festival's Grand Prix for his film BlacKkKlansman.
 
KATHERINE E. FLEMING, Provost and Alexander S. Onassis Professor of Hellenic Culture and Civilization at FAS, received an honorate doctorate from Ionian University in Greece.
Claude Desplan

Claude Desplan

Paula England

Paula England

PETER GOLLWITZER, Professor of Psychology in the Faculty of Arts and Science, received an honorary doctorate from the Leuphana University of Lüneberg in Germany.

HOLGER MUELLER, Nomura Professor of Finance at Stern, received an honorary doctorate from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.

JEREMY WALDRON, University Professor, School of Law, received an honorary doctorate from the University of Buenos Aires School of Law.

John Hopkins

John Hopkins

JEFF SCHER, Adjunct Instructor at the Tisch School of the Arts, won a 2018 Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation for his short film “The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm.”

JOHN HOPKINS, Assistant Professor of Art History at FAS and the Institute of Fine Arts, has received the Spiro Kostof Book Award for Architecture and Urbanism from the Society of Architectural Historians for his book The Genesis of Roman Architecture.

Four faculty members have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Science:

  • SYLVAIN CAPPELL, Silver Professor of Mathematics and the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
  • TA-NEHISI COATES, Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute (FAS)
  • DAVID PINE, Silver Professor of Physics, FAS and Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Tandon School of Engineering
  • DIANA TAYLOR, University Professor, Professor of Performance Studies at Tisch School of the Arts and Professor of Spanish in FAS