Each semester, the Heyman Center welcomes dozens of prominent academics, critics, authors, journalists, artists, and performers from around the world. These visiting speakers participate in conferences and deliver lectures that are generally free and open to the public.
Each year, the Heyman Center provides support to a variety of fellows. HCH-supported fellows include: The Heyman Center Fellows, a cohort of senior faculty, junior faculty, and advanced graduate students at Columbia who meet regularly and receive support to advance their work-in-progress; Public Humanities Fellows, who receive support in partnership with the New York Council for the Humanities; and the members of the Society of Fellows in the Humanities, for which the Heyman Center provides offices and other sources of support.
President’s Professor of Theoretical Biology and History of Biology
Arizona State University
Manfred D. Laubichler is President’s Professor of Theoretical Biology and History of Biology at ASU. He and his collaborators study theoretical biology and the history of biology using both empirical and conceptual approaches. In addition to a variety of international appointments, Laubichler serves as Director of the Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity, Associate Director of the Origins Project,and Director of the Evolutionary Theory Core of Complex Adaptive Systems at ASU.
Full Listing of All Affiliates and Guests
View a full listing of all recent affiliates of the Heyman Center
(including faculty, postdoctoral scholars, visiting speakers, staff, and governing board members)