Affiliated Faculty

Howard Forman
Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging; Professor of Economics, Management, and Public Health (Health Policy)

Howie Forman is a Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Public Health (Health Policy), Management, and Economics at Yale University. He came to Yale as a practicing diagnostic radiologist and remains an active clinician in the YNHH Emergency Room, where he also functions as the deputy operational chief for Radiology. Since 1998, he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses on healthcare policy, economics, finance, and leadership.

Abigail Friedman
Associate Professor of Public Health (Health Policy)

Abigail S. Friedman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Yale School of Public Health. Her research focuses on the policy determinants of tobacco use and disparities therein, with the overarching goal of informing and facilitating evidence-based policymaking to improve population health and reduce inequality. A health economist by training, she conducts work in three areas.

Tamar Szabo Gendler
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Vincent J. Scully Professor of Philosophy; Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science.

Tamar Szabó Gendler is Yale’s Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Vincent J. Scully Professor of Philosophy, and Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science. She holds a BA summa cum laude with Distinction in Humanities and in Mathematics-&-Philosophy from Yale University (1987) and a PhD in Philosophy from Harvard University (1996). After teaching at Syracuse and Cornell Universities for nearly a decade, she returned to Yale in 2006 as Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Cognitive Science Program.

Abbe Gluck
Alfred M. Rankin Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy; Professor of Internal Medicine (General Medicine)

Abbe R. Gluck is the Alfred M. Rankin Professor of Law and the founding Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School. She is also Professor of Internal Medicine (General Medicine) at Yale School of Medicine and a Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies at Yale.

Cary Gross
Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Dr. Cary Gross is a Professor of Medicine and Public Health, and Director of the National Clinician Scholars Program at Yale. Dr. Gross completed his residency in Internal Medicine at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and served as chief medical resident at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center the following year. His research addresses comparative effectiveness, quality, and health equity, with a focus on cancer prevention and treatment.

Daniel HoSang
Professor of Ethnicity, Race, and Migration and American Studies

Daniel Martinez HoSang is Professor of Ethnicity Race and Migration and American Studies and holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Political Science and serves on the Education Studies Advisory Committee.

John Eric Humphries
Assistant Professor of Economics

John Eric Humphries is a labor economist who focuses on topics in education, housing, and policy evaluation. His work in education studies how educational and career dynamics are affected by public policy. Much of this work focuses on how policy affects the acquisition of human capital and the role of cognitive and non-cognitive skills in the labor market. His work on housing focuses on the the impacts of eviction on tenants and the rental market. You can read more about his research at

Edward Kaplan
William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Operations Research, Professor of Public Health & Professor of Engineering

Professor Kaplan’s research has been reported on the front pages of the New York Times and the Jerusalem Post,  editorialized in the Wall Street Journal, recognized by the New York Times Magazine’s Year in Ideas, and discussed in many other major media outlets. The author of more than 125 research articles, Professor Kaplan received both the Lanchester Prize and the Edelman Award, two top honors in the operations research field, among many other awards.

Daniel Karell
Assistant Professor of Sociology

Daniel Karell’s research interests lie at the intersection of culture, communication, and contentious politics. Much of his work draws on digital media data and computational methodologies. Some of Daniel’s current projects examine: how social media shape instances of political unrest and violence; the role of discourse and networks in the growth of extremist online communities; and how people justify and tolerate violence against members of other groups.

Marissa King
Professor of Management and Sociology

Marissa King is an Professor in the School of Management with a secondary appointment in Sociology. Professor King’s current research examines patterns of antidepressant, stimulant, and antipsychotic utilization. In general, her research analyzes the spatial and temporal dimensions of innovation and diffusion. To understand how large-scale phenomena arise from local behavior, she has studied cases ranging from the rise in autism prevalence during the past decade to the organizational foundations of the antislavery movement in the late 19th century.

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