About the Faculty

Wesleyan has a faculty of over 400 intellectually dynamic teacher-scholars.  Their interests run the gamut from choreography to astronomy to volcanology, which they practice not only on campus but also at sites as far-ranging as Indian concert halls, the Hubble Space Telescope, and Argentine mountains. They invite conversation on everything from the physics of chaos to the disorder of contemporary politics.

  • 46% women and 54% men; 20% persons of color
  • 8:1 student-faculty ratio

Recent Faculty Achievements

Rasmussen in The Conversation: Using Computers to Crack Open Centuries-Old Mathematical Puzzles

Rasmussen in The Conversation: Using Computers to Crack Open Centuries-Old Mathematical Puzzles

Wesleyan faculty frequently publish articles based on their scholarship in The Conversation US, a nonprofit news organization with the tagline, “Academic rigor, journalistic flair.” In a new article, Associate Professor of Mathematics Christopher Rasmussen writes about his recent collaboration with other number theorists to create a computer package to solve a problem called the “S-unit equation.” Using…
Bruce Performs Final “This Is It” Recital, Ending 6-Year Project

Bruce Performs Final “This Is It” Recital, Ending 6-Year Project

After publicly performing almost 16 hours of his solo piano compositions, Neely Bruce, the John Spencer Camp Professor of Music played his final concert on March 31, concluding a six-year project. Bruce, who took up piano at the age of 8, began the series titled “This Is It! The Complete Piano Works of Neely Bruce” in…
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