News & Announcements Archive


Professor Richard Kagan receives honorary doctorate

Professor Richard Kagan has recently learned that the Autonomous University of Madrid has awarded him the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa (honorary doctorate) for his contributions to historical scholarship, especially […]


Three new faculty join the Academy

We welcome Sharon Kingsland from the History of Science and Technology department, Sara Castro-Klaren from the Modern Languages and Literature department, and Ronald Walters from the History department to the […]


The Academy Welcomes Five New Members

The Academy at Johns Hopkins welcomes five new faculty members from the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences: Toby Ditz, Alice McDermott, George D. Rose, Bernard Shiffman, and Darrell Strobel.


Harris Silverstone Named New Academy Professor

Harris Silverstone Named New Academy Professor
The Academy at Johns Hopkins welcomes into their ranks Harris Silverstone from the Department of Chemistry. Professor Silverstone studies and publishes about expansions as tools in quantum chemistry. The Academy […]


Joel Grossman, Emeritus Professor of Political Science, Passes Away

Joel Grossman, Emeritus Professor of Political Science, Passes Away
A renowned scholar of courts and the Constitution, Professor Grossman spent 33 years on the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison before coming to Johns Hopkins in 1996. He was the author or editor of five books, including The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States. He also authored a number of widely influential articles on courts and constitutional law.


Three New Academy Professors Named

The Academy at Johns Hopkins welcomes into their ranks three new faculty members from the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. Representing fields ranging from experimental high energy physics to economic theory to social anthropology, these newly retired faculty will join 22 colleagues to bring the number of Academy members to twenty-five.