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Ran Abramitzky and Alvin Roth sit in brown chairs on a stage with an audience in the foreground. Abramitzky is listening while Roth speaks and gestures with his hands.

In the Moment

H&S senior associate dean Ran Abramitzky talks with Nobel Laureate Alvin Roth, Stanford professor of economics, during the first conversation in the Big Ideas speaker series.

During fall quarter, Abramitzky is hosting Stanford’s Nobel Laureates and MacArthur “Genius” Fellows to talk about their award-winning research and their personal and professional paths.

Photo by LiPo Ching / Stanford University


Faculty Awards

Awards and honors earned by H&S faculty

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Every day, Stanford students and faculty bring the humanities to life as they explore the ideas, cultures, and peoples that shape the human experience. And studying the humanities and arts prepares students to build a good life and a better world in successful careers across the globe. 

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The McMurtry Building

Department of Art and Art History in the McMurtry Building