The Faculty

The Neubauer Family Assistant Professors Program at the University of Chicago supports tenure-track appointments for up to 20 of the nation’s most outstanding early-career faculty annually. Each year, new Neubauer Family Assistant Professors join a multidisciplinary cohort that convenes regularly for lectures, research presentations, and other programming.

Timothy Berkelbach

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, 2016–21
Department of Chemistry


Aaron Brown

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, 2017–22
Department of Mathematics and the College


René D. Flores

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, 2018–23
Department of Sociology


Edgar Garcia

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, 2017–22
Department of English Language and Literature and the College


Adom Getachew

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, 2017–22
Department of Political Science and the College


Niels Gormsen

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, 2018–23
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business


Destin Jenkins

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, 2018–23
Department of History


Sarah King

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, 2018–23
Department of Chemistry


Chong Liu

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, 2018–23
Institute for Molecular Engineering


Pascal Noel

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, 2017–22
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business


Maanasa Raghavan

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, 2018–23
Department of Human Genetics


Danielle Roper

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, 2018–23
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures


Blase Ur

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, 2017–22
Department of Computer Science


Robert Vargas

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, 2017–22
Department of Sociology and the College


Current Neubauer Family
Assistant Professors