Awards and Honors

Major Awards

The faculty of the College of Letters & Science includes:

  • 16 of the 23 Nobel Prizes on the campus, including 7 current faculty members

  • 3 of 4 Pulitzer Prizes

  • 16 MacArthur Fellowships

  • 3 Shaw Prize winners

  • 77 percent of campus Guggenheim fellowships, 2013 to 2015

  • 62 percent of campus members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2014 to 2015

  • 68 members of the National Academy of Sciences

  • 31 of 40 living UC Berkeley members of the American Philosophical Society


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.