Faculty

Northwestern faculty serve as leaders of our programs and working groups. Additionally, we have affiliated faculty from more than 30 departments. Any Northwestern faculty member with relevant research and teaching interests is welcome to become an affiliate.

Northwestern faculty may request to become affiliates by completing the faculty affiliate online application.

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Buffett Faculty Advisory Council

Representing a wide range of disciplinary perspectives, the council provides strategic and other advice to Buffett leadership.

Ken Alder
Professor of History and Milton H. Wilson Professor in the Humanities

D. Soyini Madison
Professor of Performance Studies

James Mahoney
Gordon Fulcher Professor in Decision-Making and Professor of Sociology and Political Science

Hendrik Spruyt
Norman Dwight Harris Professor of International Relations

Faculty Fellows

Fellows offer intellectual leadership in the development of sustained research excellence within the Buffett Institute, and its affiliated research groups and workshops.

Faculty leadership of Buffett activities

Affiliated faculty

Communication

  • Arntson, Paul
  • Baldwin, Kate
  • Boczkowski, Pablo
  • Christian, Aymar Jean
  • Dohrn, Zayd
  • Drane, Denise
  • Drewal, Margaret
  • Ewing, Sally
  • Gaonkar, Dilip
  • Madison, Soyini D.
  • Marian, Viorica
  • Naficy, Hamid
  • Rivera-Servera, Ramón
  • Samanci, Ozge
  • Schwoch, James
  • Shaw, Aaron
  • Shumate, Michelle
  • Silverstein, Shayna
  • Sniadecki, J.P.
  • Tolchinsky, Debra

Education & Social Policy

  • Calkins, Susanna
  • Cook, Fay Lomax
  • Kretzmann, Jody
  • Lewis, Dan
  • Mandara, Jelani

Engineering & Applied Science

  • Bazant, Zdenek
  • Dunand, David
  • Gaillard, Jean-Francois
  • Kelso, David
  • Mehrotra, Sanjay

Journalism

  • Doppelt, Jack
  • Foster, Douglas
  • Ghiglione, Loren
  • Hopgood, Mei-Ling
  • Huffman, Brent
  • Klein, Alec
  • LaMay, Craig
  • Lee, Candy
  • Marshall, Jon
  • McNulty, Timothy
  • Shearer, Ellen
  • Slevin, Peter

Law

  • Arimond, Bridget
  • Black, Bernard
  • Dana, David
  • Delaney, Erin
  • Francis, Clinton
  • Geraghty, Thomas
  • Hagan, John
  • Kleinfeld, Joshua
  • Kontorovich, Eugene
  • Koppelman, Andrew
  • McGinnis, John
  • Nzelibe, Jide
  • Pedraza-Farina, Laura
  • Pfander, James
  • Sawyer, Stephen
  • Scheffer, David
  • Sorensen, Juliet
  • Tenenbaum, Samuel

Management

  • Baliga, Sandeep
  • Christensen, Paul
  • Hirsch, Paul
  • Hughes, Edward
  • Jones, Benjamin
  • Perkins, Susan
  • Saul, Jason
  • Shalowitz, Joel
  • Shapiro, Joel
  • Spulber, Daniel
  • Weber, Klaus

Medicine

  • Achenbach, Chad
  • Chan, Jennifer
  • Curtis, Laura
  • Emanuel, Linda
  • Hirschhorn, Lisa
  • Mroczek, Daniel
  • Swaroop, Mamta
  • Wolf, Michael

Music

  • Davies, Drew
  • Naroditskaya, Inna

Arts & Sciences

  • Alder, Ken
  • Allen, Michael
  • Allen, Treb
  • Alter, Karen
  • Aparicio, Ana
  • Arjona, Ana
  • Barnett, Lydia
  • Beaman, Lori
  • Beisel, Nicola
  • Ben-Arieh, Galya
  • Bienen, Henry
  • Bledsoe, Caroline
  • Bond, George
  • Bouzaglo, Nathalie
  • Braga-Pinto, César
  • Braun, Robert
  • Britto, Lina
  • Bryant, Sherwin
  • Bush, Christopher
  • Bushnell, John
  • Byrnes, Corey
  • Cadava, Geraldo
  • Camic, Charles
  • Carrillo, Héctor
  • Carroll , Peter
  • Carruthers, Bruce
  • Cavanagh, Clare
  • Chen, Anthony
  • Cohen, Deborah
  • Cook, Rifka
  • Coronado, Jorge
  • di Leonardo, Micaela
  • Doepke, Matthias
  • Edwards, Brian
  • Earle, Timothy
  • Eisenman, Stephen
  • El Amine, Loubna
  • Escobar, Jesús
  • Espeland, Wendy
  • Feldman, Hannah
  • Fernández-Morera, Darío
  • Fine, Gary
  • Fitz, Caitlin
  • Fraser, Sarah
  • Frommer, Benjamin
  • Froula, Christine
  • Galvin, Daniel
  • Gans-Morse, Jordan
  • Garraway, Doris
  • Gibbons, Reginald
  • Gibson, Edward
  • Gillingham, Paul
  • Glassman, Jonathon
  • Griswold, Wendy
  • Gunter, Ann
  • Hanretta, Sean
  • Hansen, Karen
  • Harbridge Yong, Laurel
  • Hauser, Mark
  • Hayes, Peter
  • Heimer, Carol
  • Hein, Laura
  • Henke, Marina
  • Henning, Stefan
  • Hernandez, Sara
  • Hoffman, Katherine
  • Hopman, Marianne
  • Hu, Jun
  • Hurd, Elizabeth Shakman
  • Hurd, Ian
  • Hurst, William
  • Hylton, Forrest
  • Immerwahr, Daniel
  • Ingram, Brannon
  • Jayachandran, Seema
  • Johnson, Matthew
  • Johnson, Rebecca
  • Joseph, Richard
  • Kerr, Lucille
  • Khan, Fatima
  • Kinnan, Cynthia
  • Kinra, Rajeev
  • Krcmaric, Daniel
  • Lafont, Cristina
  • Lane, Christopher
  • Launay, Robert
  • Lauzière, Henri
  • Leonard, William
  • Licops, Dominique
  • Llerena, Laura Leon
  • Locke, Peter
  • Logan, Amanda
  • Loriaux, Michael
  • Macauley, Melissa
  • Maguire, Emily
  • Mahoney, James
  • Manning, Susan
  • McCall, Leslie
  • McDade, Thomas
  • McLane, John
  • Medin, Douglas
  • Mestieri, Martí
  • Mikhaeel, Ragy Ibrahim
  • Mokyr, Joel
  • Molina, Michelle
  • Monoson, Sara
  • Mwangi, Evan
  • Nelson, Stephen
  • Orloff, Ann
  • Page, Benjamin
  • Pearlman, Wendy
  • Petrovsky-Shtern, Yohanan
  • Petry, Carl
  • Prasad, Monica
  • Qader, Nasrin
  • Ramirez, Paul
  • Rekhess, Elie
  • Reno, William
  • Richards, Sandra
  • Riedl, Rachel
  • Rielly, John
  • Riesbeck, Christopher
  • Roberts, Andrew
  • Robin, Cynthia
  • Rogers, Reuel
  • Romanowski, Sylvie
  • Russel y Rodriguez, Monica
  • Safford, Frank
  • Schoenbrun, David
  • Schwartz, Regina
  • Seawright, Jason
  • Seligman, Rebecca
  • Shankar, Shalini
  • Sherry, Michael S.
  • Spencer, Bruce
  • Spruyt, Hendrik
  • Stanley, Amy
  • Stevens, Jacqueline
  • Suiseeya, Kimberly Marion
  • Sullivan, Noelle
  • Sun, Jili
  • Thompson, Debra
  • Thompson, Krista
  • Tilley, Helen
  • Traina, Cristina
  • Tzelgov, Eran
  • Ukaegbu, Chikwendu
  • Uslenghi, Alejandra
  • Wall, Wendy
  • Waxman, Sandra
  • Weber, Samuel
  • Weheliye, Alexander
  • Weismantel, Mary
  • Weissmark, Mona
  • Weitzman, Erica
  • Winegar, Jessica
  • Winston, Jane
  • Winters, Jeffrey
  • Wright, Zachary
  • Yildiz, Emrah
  • Yosmaoğlu, İpek K.
  • Young, Sera
  • Yuh, Ji-Yeon
  • Zamperini, Paola