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The John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought
1940
Frank H. Knight
John U. Nef
Robert Redfield
Joseph J. Schwab
Wilber G. Katz
Mortimer J. Adler
Henry N. Wieman
Daniel J. Boorstin
James R. Smith
Friedrich A. Hayek
Michael Polanyi
André Siegfried
Muhsin Mahdi
Bruce B. Phemister
Ralph J. Mills
Saul Bellow
Herman L. Sinaiko
A. K. Ramanujan
Allan D. Bloom
Edward H. Levi
Joel E. Kraemer
Shmuel N. Eisenstadt
David W. Tracy
Bette Howland
Jonathan Lear
Jean-Luc Marion
Marc Fumaroli
Heinrich Meier
Thomas Pavel
David Wellbery
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Other Social Sciences
Economics
History
The Arts
Law
Divinity School
Classics
Philosophy
Political Science
Language and Culture
Studies Departments

2015
Educators
Hans Joas
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1945
1950
1955
1960
1965
1970
1975
1980
1985
1990
1995
2000
2005
2010
2015
(July 13, 1899 - December 25, 1988) UChicago: 1928-67
PhD 1927, Robert Brookings Graduate School in Washington
Professor of Economic History, Co-founder of the Committee on Social Thought, its Executive Secretary and Chair from 1945-64
Founder and Chair of the Center for Human Understanding in Washington, DC (1961-68)
SELECTED WORKS:
The Conquest of the Material World
(1964)
, The United States and Civilization
(1967),
The Rise of the British Coal Industry
(1966),
Search for Meaning: Autobiography of a Non-Conformist
(1973)
PhD 1916, Cornell University
Morton D. Hull Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and Philosophy 1917-1963, Emeritus in 1953
President of the American Economic Association in 1950. In 1957 he received the AEA Francis A. Walker Award
(November 7, 1885 - April 15, 1972)
UChicago: 1942-63
Co-Founder of the
Committee on Social Thought
.
SELECTED WORKS:
Risk Uncertainty and Profit
(1921)
(December 4, 1897 - October 16, 1958)
UChicago: 1927-58
JD 1921, The University of Chicago
PhD 1929, The University of Chicago
R. M. Hutchins Distinguished Service Professor in Anthropology, Chairman of the Department of Anthropology and Dean of the Social Sciences Division
Co-Founder of the Committee on Social Thought
SELECTED WORKS:
Folk Cultures of the Yucatán
(1948),
The Primitive World and its Transformation
(1953),
Peasant Society and Culture
(1953),
The Role of Cities in Economic Development and Cultural Change
(1954)
(June 10, 1915 - April 5, 2005)
UChicago: 1962-93
Writer, Raymond W. and Martha Hilpert Gruner Distinguished Professor in the Committee on Social Thought; also acted as chairman in the 1970s.
AWARDS: National Book Award
(1954, 1965, 1971), Nobel Prize in Literature (1976), Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (1976), National Medal of Arts (1988)
SELECTED WORKS: Th
e Adventures of Augie March
(1953),
Herzog
(1964),
Mr. Sammler's Planet
(1970),
Humboldt's Gift
(1975)
(November 25, 1914-?)
UChicago: 1948-53


Instructor and Lecturer in the Committee on Social Thought 1948-1953

Committee Secretary 1951-1953
(May 8, 1899 - March 23, 1992)
UChicago: 1949-1964
JD 1921, PhD 1923 University of Vienna
After visiting in the Department of Economics and the Committee, becomes a full professor in the Committee on Social Thought from 1950-64.
In 1974 wins the
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
with Gunnar Myrdal. In 1991 wins the
Presidential Medal of Freedom.
SELECTED WORKS:
The Road to Serfdom
(1944),
Individualism and Economic Order
(1948),
The Constitution of Liberty
(1960),
Law, Legislation and Liberty
(1973-79).
(March 11, 1891 - February 22, 1976)
UChicago: 1950, 1954, 1967-70
PhD 1919, University of Budapest
Interested in a broad array of questions, makes contributions to the fields of chemistry, economics, and philosophy
Alexander White visiting Professor attached to the Committee on Social Thought
SELECTED WORKS:
Science, Faith, and Society
(1946),
Personal Knowledge: Towards a Post-Critical Philosophy
(1958),
Knowing and Being
(1969)
(March 14, 1923 - April 22, 2005)

Assistant Professor in the Committee on Social Thought

Executive Secretary 1955-61

Associate Chairman in 1963 and Acting Chairman in 1964
PhD 1963, Northwestern University
Instructor in English in the College, Assistant Professor in the Committee on Social Thought
(December 16, 1931 - August 18, 2007)
UChicago: 1959-65
(March 24, 1930 - February 7, 2000)
UChicago: 1973-79
Later obtains a doctorate in clinical psychology and works in private practice

PhD 1967, University of Michigan
Assistant Professor in the Committee on Social Thought from 1973-78 and Lecturer in 1979
PhD 1955, The University of Chicago
WORKS:
The Republic of Plato
(1968),
The Closing of the American Mind
(1987),
Shakespeare on Love & Friendship
(2000)
(September 14, 1939 - October 7,1992)
UChicago: 1955-92
Received his degree from the Committee on Social Thought with a dissertation titled "The Political Philosophy of Isocrates"

Professor in the Committee on Social Thought 1979-92
A proponent of Great Books Education and a critic of contemporary American universities
(b. February 12, 1939)
UChicago: 1976-present
MD 1962, The University of Chicago
PhD 1967, Harvard University
SELECTED WORKS:
Toward a More Natural Science: Biology and Human Affairs
(1985);
The Hungry Soul: Eating and the Perfecting of Our Nature
(1994);
The Ethics of Human Cloning
, with James Q. Wilson (1998);
The Beginning of Wisdom: Reading Genesis
(2003)

Addie Clark Harding Professor Emeritus of Social Thought and in the College.
Hertog Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute
Ralph M. Lerner
(b. May 5, 1928)
UChicago: 1957-present
PhD 1953, The University of Chicago
SELECTED WORKS:
Medieval Political Philosophy: A Sourcebook,
editor with M. Mahdi

(1963);
Revolutions Revisited
(1994);
Maimonides' Empire of Light: Popular Enlightenment in an Age of Belief
(2000);
Playing the Fool: Subversive Laughter in Troubled Times
(2009)
Benjamin Franklin Professor Emeritus in the College and of Social Thought; retired in 2003 but still teaches
In 1991-94 served as a Committee Co-Chair; also worked with the Committee on Jewish Studies from 1995-98
(April 21, 1875 - March 28, 1959)
UChicago: 1951
Alexander White Visiting Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, Fall 1951
Professor of Geography at the École libre des sciences politiques in Paris, France.

Chair of Geography at the Collège de France and was in 1944 elected to the Académie française.
Robert M. Hutchins
(January 17, 1889 - May 17, 1977)
UChicago: 1929-1951
LLB 1925, Yale Law School
Co-Founder of the Committee on Social Thought
SELECT WORKS:
The Higher Learning in America
(1936),
The University of Utopia
(1953),
Prospects for a Learning Society
(1972)
University of Chicago President (1929-1945), and Chancellor (1945-1951)
Proponent of the study of Great Books and Socratic dialogue, he conducted a variety of wide-ranging reforms in the College
Ralph W. Tyler
(April 22, 1902 - February 18, 1994)
UChicago: 1938-58
PhD 1927, University of Chicago
Examiner and Professor of Education; Chair of the Department of Education and Dean of the Social Sciences Division
Later helps establish the Center for the Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and serves as its Director
(February 2, 1909 - April 13, 1988)
UofC: 1935-1974
PhD 1939, University of Chicago
William Rainey Harper Professor of Natural Sciences in the College, Professor of Education, and a University examiner
He was one of the founding members of the Committee on Social Thought
He was also the Chairman of the Committee on Teacher Preparation for the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (1959-1961), consulted on
The Great Books of the Western World
and helped found
The Journal of General Education
(June 28, 1912 - April 28, 2007)
UChicago: 1949-1950
PhD 1933, Universities of Berlin, Göttingen, Copenhagen, and Leipzig
Alexander White Visiting Professor of Theoretical Physics
Director of the Theoretical Physics Department at the Max Planck Institute for Physics in Göttingen. Later a professor of Philosophy at the University of Hamburg
AWARDS: Max Planck Medal (1957), Goethe Prize (1958), Templeton Prize (1989)
PhD 1926, Harvard University
ScD 1939, Kenyon University
Andrew MacLeish Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Professor of Social Thought, Mathematics Department Chair, and Louis Block Visiting Professor after retirement
Member of the National Academy of Sciences and President of the American Mathematical Society; awarded the National Medal of Science in 1982
(June 7, 1902 - May 17, 1979)
UChicago: 1930-61
SJD 1930, Harvard
Dean of the University of Chicago Law School (1939-1950), the John P. Wilson and later James Parker Hall Professor of Law.
Member of the Executive Committee of the Committee on Social Thought
(December 28, 1902 - June 28, 2001) UChicago: 1933-52
PhD 1928, Columbia University
He was a proponent of the Great Books and was the originator and associate editor of the
Great Books of the Western World
(1952)
Professor of Philosophy of Law in the Law School and member of the Executive Committee of the Committee on Social Thought
NOTABLE WORKS:
How to Read a Book
(1940),
How to Think About War and Peace
(1944)
Professor and Dean of the Law School, Assistant Professor of Social and Legal History in the Committee on Social Thought, Preston and Sterling Morton Professor of History
He was the 12th Librarian of the United States Congress (1975-1987) and held 20 honorary degrees
(October 1, 1914 - February 28, 2004)
UChicago: 1944-70
NOTABLE WORKS:
The Genius of American Politics
(1953),
The Americans: The Democratic Experience
(1973)
AWARDS: Order of the Sacred Treasure, First Class (1986), Pulitzer Prize (1974)
(June 26, 1911 - March 7, 2000)
UChicago: 1936-1984
JD 1930, The University of Chicago
SJD 1938, Yale Law School
Glenn A. Lloyd Distinguished Service Professor of Law, of Social Thought, in the College and in the Committee on Public Policy Studies
Appointed the 71st Attorney General of the United States (1975-77), and later became a trustee of the University of Chicago and the MacArthur Foundation.
(June 21, 1926 - July 9, 2007)
UChicago: 1957-1969
PhD 1954, The University of Chicago
Professor of Arabic, of Near Eastern Languages and Literatures, and in the Oriental Institute; Chair of Near Eastern Languages (1968-1969)
Received his degree from the Committee on Social Thought with a dissertation titled "Ibn Khaldun's Philosophy of History"
NOTABLE WORKS:
The Thousand and One Nights (Alf Layla wa Layla)
, two vols. (1984)
Later he taught at Harvard, serving as Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and as Chairman of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
(May 1, 1921 - October 2, 2011)
UChicago: 1954-2011
PhD 1961, The University of Chicago
Received his degree from the Committee on Social Thought with a dissertation titled "Dialogue and Dialectic in Plato: A Study of Plato's Conception of Philosophy"
Dean of Students, Professor in the Humanities and in the College, in Oriental Languages and Civilizations, and Associate Professor in the Committee on Social Thought. Also the Committee's Executive Secretary
(March 16, 1939 - July 13, 1993)
UChicago: 1961-1990
PhD 1963, Indiana University
William H. Colvin Professor in South Asian Languages and Civilizations, and Professor of Social Thought, of Linguistics, of Dravidian Studies, and in the College. Also Chair of South Asian Languages & Civilizations
SELECT WORKS:
Relations: Poems
(1971),
Speaking of Siva
(trans.) (1973),
Selected Poems
(1977),
Second Sight
(1986),
Folktales from India: A Selection of Oral Tales from Twenty-two Languages
(1991)
(b. June 10, 1933)
UChicago: 1997-2006
Visiting Professor in Romance Languages, Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and in the College
Director of the Académie française, Chair and Emeritus Professor of Rhetoric and Society in Europe (16th and 17th century) at the Collège de France; recipient of the Balzan Prize (2001)
(b. April 4, 1941)
UChicago: 1998-present
PhD 1971, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris
Gordon J. Laing Distinguished Service Professor in Romance Languages and Literature, Comparative Literature, the Committee on Social Thought, Fundamentals, and Creative Writing. Also Chairman of Romance Languages and Literature and later of Comparative Literature Department
SELECT WORKS:
Le Miroir Persan
(stories, 1978),
The Spell of Language. Post-Structuralism and Speculation
(2001),
The Lives of the Novel
(2013)
PhD 1977, Yale University
(b. 1947)
UChicago: 2001-present
Leroy T. and Margaret Deffenbaugh Carlson University Professor of Germanic Studies, of Comparative Literature, in the Committee on Social Thought, and in the College
He is also the Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on German Literature and Culture at the University and was elected in 2008 to the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities
SELECTED WORKS:
The Specular Moment: Goethe's Early Lyric and the Beginnings of Romanticism
(1996),
A New History of German Literature
(editor-in-chief, 2005)
(b. February 15, 1960)
UChicago: 2011-present
PhD 1990, Yale University
Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature and the College

Member of the Faculty Advisory Boards for the Neubauer Family Collegium for Culture and Society, the Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge, as well as of the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights
SELECTED WORKS:
The Problem of a Chinese Aesthetic
(2010),
The Ethnography of Rhythm: Orality and its Technologies
(2016)
Edward Shils
(January 1, 1910 - January 23, 1995)
UChicago: 1934-1984
B.A. 1931, University of Pennsylvania
Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and in Sociology
SELECTED WORKS:
On the Constitution of Society
(1982),
The Calling of Sociology, and Other Essays on the Pursuit of Learning
(1980),
The Academic Ethic
(1984)
In 1979 he gave the renowned Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities, and in 1983 he was awarded the Balzan Prize
(September 10, 1923 - September 2, 2010)
UChicago: 1971, 1990-92
PhD 1947, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Visiting Professor in Sociology (1971) and later Visiting Professor in the Committee on Social Thought
SELECTED WORKS:
The Political System of Empires
(1963),
Patrons, Clients and Friends
, with L. Roniger (1984),
Japanese Civilization – A Comparative View
(1996)
Professor in Sociology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem
AWARDS: Israel Prize in Social Sciences (1973), Balzan Prize (1988), Max-Planck Award for Social Sciences (1994), Holberg International Memorial Prize (2006)
(b. November 27, 1948)
UChicago: 2000-present
PhD 1979, Free University of Berlin
Ernst Troeltsch Professor for the Sociology of Religion, Faculty of Theology, Humboldt University of Berlin.
SELECTED WORKS:
The Creativity of Action
(1996),
The Genesis of Values
(2000),
Social Theory
, with W. Knöbl (2009),
The Sacredness of the Person
(2013),
War in Social Thought. Hobbes to the Present
, with W.Knoebl (2013)
, Faith as an Option
(2014)
Professor of Sociology and Social Thought
Victor W. Turner
(January 1, 1910 - January 23, 1995)
UChicago: 1934-1984
PhD 1955, University of Manchester
Professor of Anthropology and Social Thought
SELECTED WORKS:
The Forest of Symbols
(1967),
Dramas, Fields, and Metaphors: Symbolic Action in Human Society
(1975),
From Ritual to Theater: The Human Seriousness of Play
(1982)
Later served as William R. Kenan Professor of Anthropology and Religion at the University of Virginia
Most known for his work on rituals and liminality
Paul Friedrich
(b. October 2, 1927)
UChicago: 1962-current
PhD 1957, Yale University
Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, of Linguistics, in the Committee on Social Thought, and Associate in Slavic Languages and Literature. Retired in 1996
SELECTED WORKS:
Language, Context and the Imagination
(1977),
The Language Parallax: Linguistic Relativism and Poetic Indeterminacy
(1986),
The Princes of Naranja: An Essay in Anthrohistorical Method
(1987),
From Root to Flower: Selected Poems
(2006),
Wild Simetries
(2013)
An academic and poet, his work is split between anthropology and literary studies.
David Grene
MA 1936, Trinity College
Professor of Classics (Greek) and Professor of Classical Culture in the Committee on Social Thought
TRANSLATIONS:
Prometheus bound
by Aeschylus
, Oedipus Rex
by Sophocles
, Hippolytus
by Euripides (1942),
The History
by Herodotus, (1987),
The Oresteia
by Aeschylus, with Wendy Doniger O’Flaherty (1989)
He was one of the founding members of the Committee
(April 13, 1913 - September 10, 2002)
UChicago: 1937-2002
James M. Redfield
(b. May 2, 1935)
UChicago: 1959-present
PhD 1961, The University of Chicago
Received his degree from the Committee on Social Thought with a dissertation titled "Plato and the Art of Politics"

SELECT WORKS:
Nature and Culture in the Iliad: The Tragedy of Hector
(1975),
The Locrian Maidens: Love and Death in Greek Italy
(2004)
Edward Olson Distinguished Service Professor of Classical Languages and Literatures, of Social Thought, Committee on the Ancient Mediterranean World, and in the College
Also Executive Secretary (1968-9) and Acting Chairman (1969-71) of the Committee on Social Thought, and Associate Dean of the College
Glenn W. Most
(b. June 12, 1952)
UChicago: 1996-present
PhD 1980, Yale University
Professor of Greek Philology at Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Italy
SELECT WORKS: T
he Poetics of Murder: Detective Fiction and Literary Theory
, editor with W.W. Stowe (1983),
The Measures of Praise: Structure and Function in Pindar's Second Pythian and Seventh Nemean Odes
(1985),
Théophraste, Métaphysique
, editor with A. Laks (1993),
Raffael, Die Schule von Athen. Uber das Lesen der Bilder
(1999),
Doubting Thomas
(2005)

Visiting Professor of Social Thought and of Classics
Arnaldo Momigliano
Professor of Ancient History at University College in London and an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire
SELECTED WORKS:
The Development of Greek Biography: Four Lectures
(1971),
On Pagans, Jews and Christian
s (1987),
The Classical Foundations of Modern Historiography
(1990)
Alexander White Visiting Professor in History (1959), and later in Social Thought, Classics, History and Georges Lurcy Visiting Professor in Classical Languages and Literature
(September 5, 1908 - September 1, 1987)
UChicago: 1959, 1975-87
Robert W. Fogel
(July 1, 1926 - June 11, 2013)
UChicago: 1963-2013
PhD 1963, Johns Hopkins University
SELECTED WORKS:
Railroads and American Economic Growth: Essays in Econometric History
(1964)
, Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery,
with S. Engerman (1974),
Without Consent or Contract: The Rise and Fall of American Slavery
(1989)
Professor of Economics, Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of American Institutions, and Director of the Center for Population Economics at the Booth School of Business
Winner of the 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Douglass North
Laura Slatkin
(b. February 28, 1947)
UChicago: 1993-present
PhD 1979, Harvard University
Currently also a Professor at the New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study
SELECT WORKS:
Histories of Post-War French Thought, Volume 2: Antiquities
, co-editor with G. Nagy and N. Loraux (2001),
The Power of Thetis and Selected Essays
(2011)
Previously Associate Professor in Classics and Humanities Collegiate Division; resigned in 2002 and returned as a Visiting Professor of Social Thought and Classics in 2003
Danielle Allen
(b. November 3, 1971)
UChicago: 1997-2008
PhD (Classics) 1996, University of Cambridge
PhD (Government) 2001, Harvard University
SELECTED WORKS:
The World of Prometheus: The Politics of Punishing in Democratic Athens
(2000),
Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship since Brown v. Board of Education
(2004),
Our Declaration
(2014)
Professor of Classics, Political Science, Social Thought and in the College; also Dean of the Division of Humanities (2004–07)
Currently a UPS Foundation Professor in the
School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study
Paul Wheatley
(October 11, 1921 - October 30, 1999)
UChicago: 1971-1992
PhD 1958 and DLit 1971, University of London.
Irving B. Harris Professor of Geography and Professor of Social Thought. Also Chairman of the Committee on Social Thought (1977-1991)
SELECTED WORKS:
The Golden Khersonese
(1961),
The Pivot of the Four Quarters: A Preliminary Enquiry into the Origins and Character of the Ancient Chinese City
(1971),
From Court to Capital: A Tentative Interpretation of the Origins of the Japanese Urban Tradition
, with T. See (1978),
Nagara and Commandery
(1983)
Founded and edited (1952-58)
The Journal of Tropical Geography
and served on the editorial boards for several other journals
Mark Payne
(b. September 19, 1967)
UChicago: 2003-present
PhD 2003, Columbia University
Professor of Classics and the College, and in the Committee on Social Thought
SELECTED WORKS:
Theocritus and the Invention of Fiction
(2007),
The Animal Part: Human and Other Animals in the Poetic Imagination
(2010)
Recipient of the Warren-Brooks Award for Outstanding Literary Criticism (2011)
Yves R. Simon
(March 14, 1903 - May 11, 1961)
UChicago: 1948-1961
PhD 1934, Catholic University of Paris
Professorial Lecturer in Social Thought and Political Science and then Professor in the Committee on Social Thought (1950-1961)
SELECTED WORKS:
Critique de la connaissance morale
(1934),
Philosophy of Democratic Government
(1951),
A General Theory of Authority
(1962)
Alfred Cobban
(January 24, 1901 - April 1, 1968)
UChicago: March - August 1947
Visiting Professor in Political Science and History, Officer of Instruction in the Committee on Social Thought
Professor of French History at University College, London
SELECED WORKS:
Historians and the Causes of the French Revolution
(1946),
The Debate on the French Revolution
(1950),
The Social Interpretation of the French Revolution
(1964),
A History of Modern France
(1965),
Aspects of the French Revolution
(1968)
Alessandro P.
d'Entrèves

(April 26, 1902 - December 15, 1985)
UChicago: 1948
Visiting Professor of Political Philosophy in the Department of Political Science and The Committee on Social Thought
PhD 1932, Oxford University
SELECED WORKS: Natural Law (1951),
La dottrina dello Stato
(1962)
Professor of Italian at Oxford (1945-1956), in 1969 one of the founders of the Faculty of Political Science at University of Turin, Italy, and in early 80's, president of the Academy of Sciences of Turin

Hannah Arendt
(October 14 1906 - April 12, 1975)
UChicago: 1956-1969
PhD 1928, University of Heidelberg
SELECTED WORKS:
The Origins of Totalitarianism
(1951),
The Human Condition
(1958),
Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil
(1963),
On Revolution
(1963),
Men in Dark Times
(1968),
On Violence
(1970),
The Life of the Mind
(1978)
Professor in the Department of Political Science and, after 1963, in the Committee on Social Thought
An immensely influential political thinker of the 20th century, she is commemorated through the Hannah Arendt Prize, the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities at Bard College, and
the Hannah Arendt Institute for the Research on Totalitarianism
Nathan Tarcov
(b. February 3, 1948)
UChicago: 1977-present
PhD 1975, Harvard University
SELECT WORKS:
Locke's Education for Liberty
(1984), M
achiavelli's Discourses on Livy
, translation with H. C. Mansfield (1996),
John Locke's Some Thoughts Concerning Education and Conduct of the Understanding
, edited with R. Grant (1996);
The Legacy of Rousseau
, edited with C. Orwin (1997)
Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, the Department of Political Science, the Committee on International Relations, and the College
Co-chairman (1993-94) and Chairman (1997-98, 2003-5) of the Committee on Social Thought
Recipient of Llewellyn John and Harriet Manchester Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (1997)
R. H. Tawney
(November 30, 1880 - January 16, 1962)
UChicago: 1938, 1948
BA 1903, Oxford University
Professor and Professor Emeritus of Economic History at the London School of Economics
Harold A. Innis
(November 5, 1894 - November 8, 1952)
UChicago: Summer 1946
PhD 1920, The University of Chicago
Visiting Professor of Economic History.
Professor of Political Economy at the University of Toronto.
Helped establish the Economic History Association and was its second President. He was also elected President of the Royal Society of Canada in 1946.
SELECTED WORKS:
The Fur Trade in Canada
(1927),
The Bias of Communication
(1951)
SELECTED WORKS:
The Agrarian Problem in the Sixteenth Century
(1912),
Religion and the Rise of Capitalism
(1926),
Equality
(1931)
Visiting Professor of Economic History in the Departments of Economics and History (1938), Alexander H. White Visiting Professor in the Committee (1948)
Marshal G.S. Hodgson
(April 11, 1922 - June 6, 1968)
UChicago: 1953-1968
PhD 1951, The University of Chicago
Received his degree from the Committee on Social Thought with a dissertation titled "A Dissident Community in Medieval Islam: A General History of the Nizari Isma'ili's in the Alamut Period"
SELECTED WORKS:
The Order of Assassins
(1955), The Venture of Islam (1974),
Rethinking World History: Essays on Europe, Islam and World History
(1993)
Associate Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, in History and of Islamic Studies in the College; also the Chairman of the Committee (1965-67)
Henry Stanley Bennett
(January 15, 1889 - June 1, 1972) UChicago: 1954-1955
Fellow and Librarian, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge; Chairman of the Board of Syndics, Cambridge University Press, Doctor of Humane Letters
SELECTED WORKS: The Pastons and Their England (1922)
Professor of English History and Literature in History; Alexander White Visiting Professor in the Committee on Social Thought (1954-1955)
Received an honorary degree from the University of Chicago in 1955
Karl J. Weintraub
(December 31, 1924 - March 25, 2004)
UChicago: 1956-2001
PhD 1957, The University of Chicago
SELECTED WORKS:
Visions Of Culture
(1966), T
he Value Of The Individual: Self and Circumstance in Autobiography
(1978)
Thomas E. Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor in History, in the Committee on Social Thought, and in the College
François Furet
(March 27, 1927 - July 12, 1997)
UChicago: 1985-1997
Visiting Professor in History and Raymond W. and Martha Hilpert Gruner Distinguished Service Professor in Social Thought on campus each Fall Quarter. Also a Visiting Chairman in Social Thought (1992)
SELECTED WORKS:
Interpreting the French Revolution
(1978),
Marx and the French Revolution
(1986),
The Revolution 1770-1880
(1988), A
Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution,
co-editor (1988),
Le Passé d’une Illusion
(1995)
He was a Director d’Etude at L’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in France and had an appointment in the Raymond Aaron Center for Political Research in Paris. He was elected to the Académie française in March 1997
Also Dean of the Humanities Division and the Chairman in History of Culture
AWARDS AND HONORS: Tocqueville Award (1990), European Award for Social Sciences (1996), Hannah Arendt Award for Political Thought (1996), and Honorady SJD from Harvard University (1996)

Lorraine Daston
(b. June 9, 1951)
UChicago: 1992-present
PhD 1979, Harvard University
SELECTED WORKS:
Histories of Scientific Observation
, co-edited with E. Lunbeck (2011),
How Reason Almost Lost Its Mind: The Strange Career of Cold War Rationality
(2014)
Executive Director of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) in Berlin
Visiting Professor of Social Thought and History
Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1993)
David J. Cohen
(b. February 5, 1945)
UChicago: 1991-92, 1996-98
PhD 1981, University of Cambridge
SELECTED WORKS:
The Athenian Law of Theft
(1983),
Law, Sexuality, and Society: the Enforcement of Morals in Classical Athens
(1991),
Law, Violence, and Community in Classical Athens
(1995),
Intended to Fail: Trials before the Jakarta Ad Hoc Human Rights Court
(2004),
Indifference and Accountability: The United Nations and the Politics of International Justice in East Timor
(2006)
Visiting Professor in the Department of History and the Law School, then Professor of Social Thought and Law (1997-98)
Sidney and Margaret Ancker Professor Emeritus in Rhetoric and Classics and Director of the War Crimes Studies Center at University of California-Berkeley. Also Professor of Law at William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai`i

Mark Lilla
(b. September 17, 1956)
UChicago: 1999-2007
PhD 1990, Harvard University
SELECTED WORKS:
G.B. Vico: The Making of an Anti-Modern
(1994),
The Reckless Mind
(1993),
The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West
(2007)
Professor in the Committee on Social Thought
Currently Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University; he also frequently contributes to the
New York Review of Books
Mark Strand
(April 11, 1934 - November 29, 2014)
UChicago: 1997-2005
BFA 1959, Yale University
SELECTED WORKS:
Darker
(1970),
The Story of Our Lives
(1973),
The Late Hour
(1978),
The Planet of Lost Things
(1982)
, The Art of the Real
(1983),
A Continuous Life
(1990),
Dark Harbor
(1995)
Andrew MacLeish Distinguished Service Professor in the Committe on Social Thought
He was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters (1981) and served as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (1990–91)
AWARDS: MacArthur Fellowship (1987), Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1991), Gold Medal in Poetry from the American Academy of Arts and Letters (2009)
AWARDS: Knight of the Order of Academic Palms, French Ministry of Education (1995), Fellow at Institut d'Études Avancées, Paris (2014-15)
Ralph Ubl
(b. December 14, 1969)
UChicago: 2007-2011
PhD 1999, University of Vienna
SELECTED WORKS:
Prehistoric Future: Max Ernst and the Return of Painting Between the Wars
(2013)
Professor of Art History in the Committee on Social Thought
Currently Professor of Modern Art History at the University of Basel in Switzerland and Director of Nationalen Forschungsschwerpunktes (NFS) Bildkritik
Adam Zagajewski
(b. June 21, 1945)
UChicago: 2007-present
Ferdinand Schevill Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, also associated with the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Haun Saussy
SELECTED WORKS:
Tremor
(1985),
Canvas
(1991),
Two Cities: On Exile, History and the Imagination
(1995),
Mysticism for Beginners
(1997),
Another Beauty
(2000)
, World Without End: New and Selected Poems
(2002)
Poet and essayist
AWARDS: Neustadt International Prize for Literature (2004), European Poetry Prize (2010)
Irad Kimhi
(b. May 5, 1958)
UChicago: 1997-present
PhD 1993, The University of Pittsburgh
SELECTED WORKS:
Being and Thinking: The Two Way Capacity
(forthcoming)
Visiting Professor in Social Thought (1997, 1998, 2008) and in Germanics (2000); Since 2012, Associate Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and in the Social Sciences in the College
Previously a fellow at the Rozenzweig Center in Jerusalem and the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin
Rosanna Warren
(b. July 27, 1953)
UChicago: 2012-present
The Hanna Holborn Gray Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and in the College
SELECTED WORKS:
Each Leaf Shines Separate
(1984),
Stained Glass
(1993),
Fables of the Self: Studies in Lyric Poetry
(2008),
Ghost in a Red Hat
(2011)
MA 1980, Writing Seminars at the Johns Hopkins University
HONORS: Pushcart Prize, the Witter Byner Poetry Prize, the Sara Teasdale Award in Poetry, American Academy of Arts and Letters Award of Merit in Poetry, Guggenheim Fellowship
Andrei Pop
UChicago: 2015-present
PhD 2000, Harvard University
SELECTED WORKS:
How to do Things with Pictures: A Guide to Writing in Art History
(2008),
Antiquity, Theatre, and the Painting of Henry Fusel
i (2015)
Associate Professor in the Committee on Social Thought
Carl F. von Weizsäcker
Marshall H. Stone
Natural Sciences and
Mathematics

SJD 1940, Yale
John M. Coetzee
(b. February 9, 1940)
UChicago: 1996-2003
Distinguished Professor of Literature at the University of Cape Town until retirement in 2002. Later an honorary research fellow in the English Department at the University of Adelaide
SELECTED WORKS:
Waiting for the Barbarians
(1980),
Life & Times of Michael K
(1983),
Age of Iron
(1990),
The Master of Petersburg
(1994),
Disgrace
(1999)
PhD 1969, University of Texas-Austin
AWARDS: Booker Prize (1983, 1999), Nobel Prize in Literature (2003)
(b. January 28, 1937)
UChicago: 1993-1996
Visiting Associate Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and Lecturer in the College
WORKS:
The Iron Year (
1967),
W-3
(1974),
Blue in Chicago
(1978),
Things to Come and Go: Three Stories
(1983)
AWARDS: Guggenheim Fellow (1978), MacArthur Fellows Program (1984)
Writer and literary critic
BA 1955, The University of Chicago
Visiting Professor in the Committee on Social Thought
Charles W. Rosen
(May 5, 1927 - December 9, 2012)
UChicago: 1985-1996
AWARDS AND HONORS: National Book Award (1972), George Peabody Medal for Outstanding Contributions to American Music (1992)
WORKS:
The Sonata Forms
(1970), T
he Classical Style: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven
(1971),
The Romantic Generation
(1995). Also recorded music by notable contemporary composers including Igor Stravinsky's
Movement for Piano and Orchestra
and Elliott Carter'
Double Concerto
Professor of Social Thought and Music, Professor Emeritus in 1996

PhD 1951, Princeton University
Harold Rosenberg
(February 2, 1906 - July 11, 1978)
UChicago: 1966-1978
Professor of Art, and in the Committee on Social Thought, Professor Emeritus in 1976
LL. 1927, St. Lawrence University Law School
Art editor for the American Guide Series (1938-42), Art Critic for the New Yorker (1967-78)
SELECTED WORKS: “The American Action Painters” (1952), “The Game of Illusion: Pop and Gag” (1964)
Marc Chagall
(July 7, 1887 - March 28, 1985)
UChicago: 1958
Visiting Professor with the Committee on Social Thought
Self-trained Artist
SELECTED WORKS:
I and the Village
, (1911),
La Mariée (
1950) Mosaic murals in the lobby of the Metropolitan Opera House, Ceiling of the Palais Garnier (1964),
New York
(1966),
Four Seasons
, Chase Tower, Chicago (1974)
AWARDS AND HONORS: Wolf Prize in Arts (1981), Grand-Croix de la Legion d'honneur, highest honor from the French government (1977)
Edgar Wind
(May 14, 1900 - September 12, 1971)
UChicago: 1942-1944
Professor of Art; also a member of the Executive Committee of the Committee on Social Thought
PhD 1922, Hamburg University
SELECTED WORKS:
Pagan Mysteries of the Renaissance
(1958),
Art and Anarchy
(1963)
Later becomes the first professor of Art History at Oxford University, where he stays until retirement (1955-67)
Otto G. von Simson
(July 17, 1912 - May 24, 1993)
UChicago: 1945-1957
Professor in the Committee of Social Thought and in the Department of Art. Also the Executive Secretary in the Committee on Social Thought (1945-49)
PhD 1936, The University of Munich
SELECTED WORKS:
The Sacred Fortress
(1948),
The Gothic Cathedral: Origins of Gothic Architecture and the Medieval Concept of Order
(1956),
Das Mittelalter II: das Hohe Mittelalter. Propyläen Kunstgeschichte 6
(1972)
(March 21, 1929 - March 6, 1990)
UChicago: 1947-1960
Associate Professor of Classical Archeology in the Committee on Social Thought and in the Department of Art
SELECTED WORKS:
The Paintings from Boscotrecase
(1962),
The Augustan Villa at Boscotrecase
(1990), "Das Bild des Menschen in der Romischen Kunst" (1948)
Later Robert Lehman Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University
P. H. von
Blankenhagen

T.S. Eliot
(September 26, 1888 - January 4, 1965)
UChicago: Fall 1955
Alexander White Visiting Professor attached to the Committee on Social Thought
BA.1909, Harvard College
Wrote but did not defend a doctoral dissertation (1916, Harvard)
SELECTED WORKS: T
he Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
(1915),
The Waste Land
(1922),
The Hollow Men (1925), Ash Wednesday
(1930),
Murder in the Cathedral
(1935),
Four Quartets
(1945).
AWARDS AND HONORS: Nobel Prize in Literature (1948), Order of Merit (1948).
HONORS: Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (1981), Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement from the Archaeological Institute of America (1982)
PhD 1936, University of Munich
Editor of
Measure: A Critical Journal
Later serves at the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the University of Frankfurt, UNESCO, and as the Director of the Kunsthistorisches Institut of the Freie Universitaet in Berlin (1964-79)
(August 19, 1884 - June 19, 1975)
UChicago: 1927-1947
PhD 1917, Harvard University
Professor of Christian Theology in the Divinity School. Also a member of the Executive Committee of the Committee on Social Thought
WORKS:
American Philosophies of Religion
(1936),
Man's Ultimate Commitmen
t (1958),
Seeking a Faith for a New Age
(1975),
Science Serving Faith
(1987)
The most famous proponent in the United States of the empirical method and theological naturalism
Mircea Eliade
(March 9, 1907 - April 22, 1986)
UChicago: 1956-1986
PhD 1933, The University of Bucharest
Sewell L. Avery Distinguished Service Professor in the Divinity School and in the Committee on Social Thought
SELECTED WORKS:
Yoga
(1969),
A History of Religious Ideas
(three volumes) (1978, 1982, 1985); Novels:
Bengal Nights
(1933),
Forbidden Forest
(1955),
The Old Man and the Bureaucrats
(1967/1979)
In 1985 theMircea Eliade Chair in the History of Religions is established
Posthumously elected a member of the Romanian Academy
Stephen Toulmin
(March 25, 1922 - December 4, 2009)
UChicago: 1973-1986
PhD 1948, Cambridge University
Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, the Department of Philosophy, and the Divinity School.
SELECTED WORKS:
The Uses of Argument
(1952),
The Discovery of Time,
with J. Goodfield

(1966),
Human Understanding
(1972),
Wittgenstein's Vienna
(1972)
, Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity
(1990),
Return to Reason
(2001)
AWARDS AND HONORS: selected for the Jefferson Lecture (1997), Austrian Decoration for Science and Art (2006)
Paul Ricœur
(February 27, 1913 - May 20, 2005)
UChicago: 1968-1990
PhD 1950, University of Paris
John Nuveen Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, the Department of Philosophy, and the Divinity School
SELECTED WORKS:
Freedom and Nature
(1950),
Fallible Man
(1960),
The Symbolism of Evi
l (1960),
Lectures on Ideology and Utopia
(1986),
Oneself as Another
(1992),
Memory, History, Forgetting
(2000),
The Course of Recognition
(2004)
AWARDS AND HONORS: Balzan Prize for Philosophy (1999), John W. Kluge Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Human Sciences (2004)
James M. Gustafson
(b. December 2, 1925)
UChicago: 1972-1988
PhD 1955, Yale University
Professor of Theological Ethics at the Divinity School, also in the Committee on Social Thought
SELECTED WORKS:
Christ and the Moral Life
(1968),
Can Ethics Be Christian?
(1975),
Ethics from a Theocentric Perspective
, two vols. (1981, 1984)
AWARDS AND HONORS: Guggenheim Fellow, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Wendy Doniger
(b. November 20, 1940)
UChicago: 1978-present
PhD 1968, Harvard University
DPhil 1973, Oxford University
Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions; in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, the Committee on Social Thought, and the College
SELECTED WORKS:
The Origins of Evil in Hindu Mythology
(1976),
Splitting the Difference: Gender and Myth in Ancient Greece and India
(1996),
The Hindus: An Alternative History
(2009)
Editor of
History of Religions
journal since 1979, and has edited a dozen other publications in her career. President of the American Academy of Religion (1985) and President of the Association for Asian Studies (1977)
Later Henry R. Luce Professor of Humanities and Comparative Studies, and Woodruff Professor of Comparative Studies and of Religion at Emory University until retirement (1998)
(b. August 24, 1971)
UChicago: 2003-present
PhD 2001, Princeton University
Professor in the Department of Philosophy and in the Committee on Social Thought. Chair of the Department of Philosophy

SELECTED WORKS:
Happy Lives and the Highest Good: An Essay on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics
(2004)
Gabriel Richardson Lear
(b. January 1, 1943)
UChicago: 2007-present
PhD 1970, University of Paris-Sorbonne
Director of Studies at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris

SELECTED WORKS:
Modern French Philosophy
(1980),
Objects of All Sorts: A Philosophical Grammar
(1988),
Proust: Philosophy of the Novel
(1992),
The Barometer of Modern Reason: On the Philosophie of Current Events
(1993),
The Mind's Provisions: A Critique of Cognitivism
(2001)
Vincent Descombes
(b. April 9, 1953)
UChicago: 2008-present
PhD 1985, Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg
Director of the Carl Friedrich von Siemens Foundation in Munich, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Munich
SELECTED WORKS:
Carl Schmitt and Leo Strauss: The Hidden Dialogue
(1995),
The Lesson of Carl Schmitt: Four Chapters on the Distinction between Political Theology and Political Philosophy
(1998),
Leo Strauss and the Theologico-Political Problem
(2006)
Robert B. Pippin
(b. September 14, 1948)
UChicago: 1992-present
PhD 1974, Pennsylvania State University
SELECT WORKS:
Hegel's Idealism: The Satisfactions of Self-Consciousness
(1989),
Modernism as a Philosophical Problem: On the Dissatisfactions of European High Culture

(1991),
Interanimations: Receiving Modern German Philosophy
(2015)
Evelyn Stefansson Nef Distinguished Service Professor of Social Thought, Philosophy, and in the College
Chairman of the Committee on Social Thought
(b. June 21, 1933)
UChicago: 1988-present
MHL, Jewish Theological Seminary; PhD 1967, Yale University
John Henry Barrows Professor Emeritus of Jewish Studies in the Divinity School, the Committees on Jewish Studies and on Social Thought, and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies
SELECTED WORKS: Perspectives on Maimonides: Philosophical and Historical Studies
(ed.) (1991
), Maimonides: The Life and World of One of Civilization's Greatest Minds
(2009)
(b. October 9, 1948)
UChicago: 1995-present
PhD 1978, The Rockefeller University
John U. Nef Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, professor of philosophy, and Roman Family Director of the Neubauer Collegium on Culture and Society
SELECTED WORKS:
Aristotle
(1988),
Love and Its Place in Nature
(1990),
Open Minded: Working Out the Logic of the Soul
(1998),
Radical Hope: Ethics in the Face of Cultural Devastation
(2006)
Also a trained psychoanalyst (Western New England Institute for Psychoanalysis) serving on the Faculty of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis
(b. January 6, 1939)
UChicago: 1969-present
STL 1964; PhD 1969 Pontifical Gregorian University

Andrew Thomas Greeley and Grace McNichols Greeley Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Catholic Studies and Professor of Theology and the Philosophy of Religions; also in the Committee on Social Thought
AWARDS AND HONORS: John Courtney Murray Award of the Catholic Theological Society of America (1980), elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1982), Gifford Lectures (1999-2000)
(b. March 7, 1946)
UChicago: 1994-present
PhD 1974, 1980 Université Paris-Sorbonne
John Nuveen Professor in the Divinity School, Philosophy, and Social Thought
SELECTED WORKS:
The Idol and Distance
(1977),
Reduction and Givenness
(1988),
God Without Being
, (1991)
AWARDS AND HONORS: Grand Prix du Philosophie de l'Académie Française (1992), elected to Académie française, (2008), member of the Accademia dei Lincei, Rome (2010)
Hans Jonas
(May 10, 1903 - February 5,1993)
UChicago: 1968-1970
PhD 1928, The University of Marburg
Visiting Professor in the Committee on Social Thought
SELECTED WORKS:
The Gnostic Religion: The Message of the Alien God & the Beginnings of Christianity
(1958),
The Phenomenon of Life
(1966),
The Imperative of Responsibility
(German 1979, English 1984),
Mortality and Morality: A Search for Good After Auschwitz
, ed. L. Vogel (1996)
Jacques Maritain
(November 18, 1882 - March 28, 1973) UChicago: 1951-1954
Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. Previously Professor of Philosophy at the Lycée Stanislaus, Professor and Chair of Logic and Cosmology at the Institut Catholique de Paris
SELECTED WORKS:
The Degrees of Knowledge
(1932),
Art and Poetry
1943),
The Person and the Common Good
(1947),
Art and Scholasticism
with other essays (1947),
Man and The State
(1951),
The Range of Reason
(1952)
Kurt Riezler
(February 11, 1882 - September 5, 1955)
UChicago: 1946-1960
PhD 1905, University of Munich.
Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research. Previously Curator at the University of Frankfurt.
SELECTED WORKS:
Grundzüge der Weltpolitik in der Gegenwart
, pseudonym J. J. Ruedorffer (1914),
Physics and Reality
(1940),
Man, Mutable and Immutable: The Fundamental Structure of Social Life
(1951).
Visiting Professor in the Department of Philosophy and in the Committee on Social Thought.
(October 6, 1938 - May 12, 2015)
UChicago: 1968-2015
STB. 1963, Fuller Theological Seminary
PhD 1969, The University of Chicago
Carl Darling Buck Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Divinity School and Humanities. Also Professor and Chairman of Far Eastern Languages and Cultures and the Committee on Comparative Studies in Literature
SELECTED WORKS: translation of
The Journey to the West
(1983),
State and Religion in China: Historical and Textual Perspectives
(2005)
AWARDS AND HONORS: Guggenheim Fellowship grant, Mellon Foundation, elected member of the American Council of Learned Societies
Leszek Kołakowski
(October 23, 1927 - July 17, 2009)
UChicago: 1981-1994
PhD 1953, Warsaw University.
Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and the Department of Philosophy
SELECTED WORKS:
Main Currents of Marxism
(1976),
God Owes Us Nothing: A Brief Remark on Pascal's Religion and on the Spirit of Jansenism
(1995),
My Correct Views on Everything
(2005)
AWARDS AND HONORS: selected for the Jefferson Lecture (1986), John W. Kluge Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Humanities (2003)
In the early 20th century, he was very politically active in Germany, serving as an adviser to German Chancellor Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg. He also authored the 1914 September Program, outlining German WWI plans.
Visiting Professor of French Philosophy and Culture under the Committee on Social Thought
He was the French Ambassador to Vatican (1945-48), and was also engaged in drafting the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)

Fellow of the Hastings Center and Alvin Johnson Professor of Philosophy at New School for Social Research
Anthony C. Yu
His works were officially banned but very influential in his native country of Poland
SELECTED WORKS:
Plurality and Ambiguity
(1987),
On Naming the Present: God, Hermeneutics, and Church
(1994)
HONORS AND AWARDS: Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2007), Choice Outstanding Academic Title (2010), Honorary Doctorate, University of Uppsala, Sweden (2014)
AWARDS: Mellon Distinguished Achievement Award in the Humanities (2009)
Permanent Visiting Professor in the Committee on Social Thought
AWARDS AND HONORS: Peregrinus Prize for outstanding work in the humanities from the Bavarian Academy of Sciences (1997), Leibniz-Medal of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (2005)
Regular Visiting Professor in the Department of Romance Languages and Literature and the Committee on Social Thought
AWARDS AND HONORS: Franke Institute of Humanities Fellowship (2014-2015)
Edith Z. Hartnett
David Nirenberg
(b. 1964)
UChicago: 2006-present
PhD 1992, Princeton University
SELECTED WORKS:
Communities of Violence: Persecution of Minorities in the Middle Ages,
(1996),
Judaism and Christian Art
, with H. Kessler (2011),
Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition
(2013),
Neighboring Faiths: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism in the Middle Ages and Today
(2014),
Aesthetic Theology and its Enemies: Judaism in Christian Painting, Poetry, and Politics
(2015)
Deborah R. and Edgar D. Jannotta Professor of Medieval History and Social Thought. Also in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Center for Jewish Studies, and Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Currently the Dean of the Division of Social Sciences and the Roman Family Director of the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society
Vice-president of the International Sociological Association (2006-2010), Winner of the Max Planck Research Award (2015), Member of Academia Europea
Igor Stravinsky
(June 17, 1882 - April 6, 1971)
UChicago: Winter 1943
Visiting Lecturer in the Committee on Social Thought
Half-course Diploma in Law, University of Saint Petersburg (1906); studied music composition as an apprentice

SELECTED WORKS:
The Firebird
(1910),
Petrushka
(1911),
The Rite of Spring
(1913),
Apollon
(1928),
Persephone
(1933),
Orpheus
(1947),
Cantata
(1952),
Septet
(1953),
The Flood
(1962)
AWARDS: Royal Philharmonic Society Gold Medal (1954), Léonie Sonning Music Prize (1959), Grammy Awards for Best Classical Composition and Performance (1962) and Lifetime Achievement (1987)
Leon R. Kass
Founded - 1941
Dean of the Law School, Provost (1962-1968), and President (1968-1975) of the University.
Education: The Sorbonne (Philosophy 1900-01, Natural Science 1901-02), Collège de France (1903-04), Heidelberg (Biology 1906-08)

AB Anthropology and Sociology 1937, Northwestern University
Educated at the University of Cambridge
[Note: Different person than acclaimed cell biologist H. Stanley Bennett (1911-1992) who also taught at UChicago.]
(April 8, 1903 - January 9, 1989)
UChicago: 1946-1982
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