Instructors

Faculty, instructors, and post-doctoral students at Stanford have been recognized nationally as among the best teachers and researchers in their fields.

Learn From the Best

High School Summer College courses are taught by Stanford’s year-round faculty, instructors, and post-doctoral students. Stanford has 2,153 members of the professoriate faculty. There are 562 faculty members appointed to endowed chairs. The university's community of scholars currently includes the following:

  • 20 Nobel laureates
  • 4 Pulitzer Prize winners
  • 29 MacArthur Fellows
  • 3 National Humanities Medal recipients
  • 18 National Medal of Science recipients
  • 2 National Medal of Technology recipients
  • 5 Wolf Foundation Prize winners
  • 2 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients
  • 287 American Academy of Arts and Sciences members
  • 163 National Academy of Sciences members
  • 107 National Academy of Engineering members
  • 66 National Academy of Medicine members
  • 29 National Academy of Education members
  • 48 American Philosophical Society members
  • 2 Fields Medal winners
  • 6 Koret Foundation Prize winners
  • 1 National Medal of Arts winner