Stanford faculty are leaders in their fields with their accomplishments recognized across the disciplines. Faculty work closely with students and conduct groundbreaking research. Today, Stanford has 2,240 members of the professoriate faculty. There are 629 members appointed to endowed professorships.
Stanford’s current community of scholars includes:
Thirty-two Stanford faculty have won the Nobel Prize since the university’s founding. Seventeen Nobel laureates are currently members of the Stanford community. For more details, please visit our Stanford Nobel Prize website.
Pulitzer Prize Winners
Adam Johnson 2013, Fiction
David M. Kennedy 2000, History
Jack Rakove 1997, History
James Risser 1976, 1979, National Reporting
Kavli Prize Laureates
Carla Shatz 2016, Neurobiology and Biology, Neuroscience Prize
Andrei Linde 2014, Physics, Astrophysics Prize
Thomas Südhof 2010, Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Neuroscience Prize
Four Stanford winners of the Nobel Prize are (left to right) Andrew Fire, Roger Kornberg, Michael Levitt and Brian Kobilka.