Awards and Honors

Major Awards

The faculty of the College of Letters and Science includes:

  • 15 of the 22 Nobel Prizes on the campus, including four current faculty members
  • 3 out of 4 Pulitzer Prizes
  • 19 out of 32 MacArthur Genius Awards
  • 262 out of 356 Guggenheim Fellowships
  • 70 percent of the campus’ members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 74 percent of Berkeley’s members of the National Academy of Sciences
  •  31 of 39 American Philosophical Society members

Recent awards

List of awards won by members of the L&S faculty


Nobel Prize Laureates

Current L&S faculty

Deceased L&S Faculty  

Alumni Nobel Laureates

Nobel Prizes have also been awarded to 29 UC Berkeley alumni

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