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Faculty Accolades

High Honors

Eight Northwestern faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Northwestern faculty have long been recognized by the world’s most prestigious organizations and institutions.

Celebrated for their research and scholarly work across a wide range of disciplines, our faculty are making exceptional contributions to society and the world of academia.

Awards span work in the humanities, social sciences and STEM fields
Academy memberships
Recognized by award granting organizations around the world

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Academy Memberships

Membership in the following academies is one of the highest honors a faculty member can receive. Review Northwestern's members:

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Northwestern recognizes faculty for their scholarly and creative work, as well as their work in the classroom and more broadly on our campus. The Office of the Provost administers a number of awards to recognize and celebrate the achievements of our faculty members in research, teaching and service. 

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Stories of Recognition

Stay up-to-date on news about faculty awards, academy memberships and more.

Faculty Recognition Dinner


Each year Northwestern celebrates faculty for their recognition from societies and agencies around the world. More than 170 individuals were honored during the 2020 dinner for awards garnered between October 2018 and December 2019. Read more about the event.