bloomberg distinguished professorships

Q+A
Why climate change solutions remain elusive
Published Sept 25, 2019
Paul Ferraro says climate scientists must rethink how they disseminate their research findings in order to change human behavior
ARTS
Project combines art, history, scholarly research, and community outreach
Published Sept 20, 2019
Lawrence Jackson's Billie Holiday Project for Liberation Arts aims to document the history of African American life in Baltimore and foster intellectual ties between the university and the community
Philosophy
Hanna Pickard, an expert in moral psychology, named 45th BDP
Published July 10, 2019
Her research centers on the nature of mental disorders and how society ought to respond to maladaptive behaviors like crime and addiction
New BDP explores intersection of philosophy, brain science
Published July 8, 2019
Ian Phillips, the university's 44th Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, examines questions of the nature of perception, as well as the scientific study of consciousness and temporal experience
Urban economist Matthew Kahn named BDP
Published June 25, 2019
He'll teach economics courses at Krieger and Carey and will lead the 21st Century Cities Initiative
Study looks at how astronaut's body changed in space
Published April 11, 2019
JHU's Andrew Feinberg finds that after year-long NASA mission to the International Space Station, astronaut Scott Kelly had no lingering, major epigenetic differences from his earthbound twin, Mark
Interdisciplinary scholar
Neuroscientist Daeyeol Lee named BDP
Published March 19, 2019
Yale expert known for his research on the neural basis for decision-making will head lab at the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute
Interdisciplinary scholar
Leading health economist Daniel Polsky named 40th BDP
Published March 12, 2019
Polsky, who has dedicated his career to exploring how health care is organized, managed, financed, and delivered, will hold joint appointments in the Bloomberg School and Carey School
Interdisciplinary scholar
Cancer screening, prevention expert Otis Brawley joins faculty
Published Jan 23, 2019
JHU's 39th Bloomberg Distinguished Professor will lead research of cancer health disparities at the School of Public Health, Kimmel Cancer Center
Pioneering immunologist joins Hopkins faculty
Published Dec 12, 2018
Nilabh Shastri becomes university's 38th Bloomberg Distinguished Professor after spending past 30 years pursuing immune surveillance research at UC Berkeley