UMass Amherst is home to over 1,400 full-time instructional faculty members, including 11 of the world's most highly cited researchers (Clarivate Analytics, owner of Web of Science, 2021). They are creative and passionate researchers, teachers, and mentors striving to improve the world and empower the next generation through the pursuit of knowledge and innovation.
Guggenheim Fellowship Recipients
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Recipients
LENDING THEIR EXPERTISE
UMass Amherst faculty members frequently contribute to national discussions in the media on a range of important topics.
FORGING NEW PATHS OF INQUIRY
Learn how Professor Lisa Green, founding director of the Center for the Study of African American Language, is bringing research opportunities to undergraduates and changing the way we think about African American English.
BOLD THINKERS. BRIGHT LEADERS.
The Spotlight Scholars initiative shines a light on faculty working for positive social change through research, scholarship, and creative activity. Learn more about the work of these leading minds.