This fall, scholars in Stanford’s School of Humanities and Sciences have been honored with distinguished national and international awards in recognition of outstanding research and creativity in the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.
“From winners of the Nobel Prize to our MacArthur ‘genius’ award winners, our H&S scholars have been recognized for their groundbreaking work and advances in economics, physics, sociology, education, and literature,” said Debra Satz, Vernon R. and Lysbeth Warren Anderson Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences. “I am delighted to recognize and celebrate their contributions to their fields.”
In chronological order of the announcements:
Yidan Prize Winner
Nobel Prize in Literature
Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences
Economists Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson (Stanford Graduate School of Business) are the 2020 winners of the Nobel Prize in economic sciences for their improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.