Awards & Honors

A Drive to Excel

Faculty at Emory are committed to making the world a better place. From the National Science Foundation Senior Research Award to Guggenheim Fellowships, our faculty are consistently recognized for their knowledge and research achievements in all fields. 

Oxford biology professor Nitya Jacobs outdoors on mountain
Major Honors

Award-Winning Faculty

47 fellows

of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

35 members

of the National Academy of Medicine

37 fellows

of the American Academy of Nursing

22 members

of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

19 members

of the American Law Institute

5 members

of the National Academy of Sciences

9 fellows

of the National Academy of Inventors

2 recipients

of the Lasker Award

Emory by the Numbers

2
Pulitzer Prize recipients
8
International awards among Emory faculty
2
Nobel Peace Prizes awarded to honorary Emory faculty
3300+
Honors awarded to Emory faculty

Faculty Honors

Accolades

Emory Professor Jericho Brown Wins Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Jericho Brown, director of Emory College’s nationally renowned Creative Writing Program, won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his latest collection, "The Tradition." The coveted award puts Brown in the company of literary luminaries such as poets Tracy K. Smith, Natasha Trethewey, Mary Oliver, Rita Dove, Sylvia Plath and Robert Frost, and ensures his work as part of the canon of American literature.

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