At Boston University, our faculty conduct groundbreaking research, collaborate to advance the boundaries of knowledge, and garner top accolades. Recognized as leaders in their disciplines, Boston University’s faculty includes Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, Nobel, Pulitzer Prize, and Presidential Award winners, as well as a Poet Laureate, a MacArthur genius, a National Book Award winner, and one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People.

Boston University faculty members are award-winning researchers, practicing clinicians, experts-in-residence, and industry leaders.

National Awards and Distinctions

Boston University faculty receive frequent national and international recognition for their outstanding contributions to their fields. The lists below represent a sampling of major awards and distinctions presented to our faculty.



Nobel Laureates (Faculty and Alumni)

National Science Foundation CAREER Awards

Pulitzer Prize Winners

Rhodes Scholars

Fulbright Scholars

Poet Laureates

Presidential Award Winners

Medals, Grants, and Prizes