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Featured experts

ASU faculty whose expertise aligns with today’s headlines.
Rashad Shabazz is an associate professor in the School of Social Transformation. His academic expertise brings together human geography, Black cultural studies, gender studies, and critical prison studies.
Julia Himberg is a film and media scholar with research interests in television, digital media, sexuality, consumer culture, advertising and market research. Himberg directs the film and media studies program in the Department of English, where she is an associate professor.
Randy Cerveny is a President’s professor of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning. He is a climatologist studying Earth’s weather and weather extremes to predict and prepare for events such as tornadoes, monsoons, cyclones, and climate change.
Jennifer Vanos researches the measurement and modeling of atmospheric and physiologic parameters to understand links between urban climate, design, and human health.
Educator, public policy scholar and author, Watts College Dean Jonathan Koppell is a visionary leader who inspires a commitment to the larger community and living a life of public service.
Clive Wynne is a professor of psychology and the director of the Canine Science Collaboratory. Wynne studies dogs and the human-dog bond.
Devoney Looser is an internationally recognized critic and expert in British women’s writings and Jane Austen. Looser is Regents and Foundation Professor of English.
Mark Stapp has been involved in planning, investing in, developing, and consulting on real estate for more than 30 years, with a focus on sustainable development. Stapp is a professor of real estate in the W. P. Carey School of Business.
Ram Pendyala is director of the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment. He is a leading expert in transportation systems engineering, design, travel behavior analysis, travel demand forecasting and transportation economics.
Nika Gueci has been working in college and public health for more than a decade, examining topics from collegiate recovery to suicide prevention. Gueci is the executive director at ASU’s Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience
Chris Herbst is an expert in early childhood education and child care policy. Herbst is an associate professor in the School of Public Affairs and a faculty affiliate in the School of Social Work.
Timiebi Aganaba is an assistant professor in the School for the Future of Innovation. She's a lawyer who consults to international departments in space exploration regarding global space governance and environmental impact.

ASU in the media

Women's Health

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ABC 15

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Forbes

The electric future of education transportation

USA Today

Gwen Stefani shoots down Harajuku Girls cultural appropriation claims, says people can 'share'

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

A year later, institutions reflect on systemic changes following the murder of George Floyd

Featured videos

Mindfulness matters: Devils in the Details

We have a lot on our minds. But how aware are we of the present moment? Nika Gueci, executive director at the Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience at ASU, helps us understand the physical and mental benefits of mindfulness.

Tulsa tragedy, 100 years later: Arizona State University

Three ASU professors revisit the violence and silence of Tulsa tragedy, 100 years later.

Health Futures Center: Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University

Health Futures Center: Improving health for the community through research and collaboration. Take a look inside the new Health Futures Center, an innovative research and development hub that represents the 15-year partnership between Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University.

Celebrating public service: Devils in the Details

When ASU’s Public Service Academy debuted in 2015, it was one of a kind. Since then, the program has become a model for universities across the country, educating the next generation of public servants and empowering students to change the world through public service.

No. 1 in the U.S. for Sustainable Development Goals

Arizona State University has again been named as the most sustainable American university in its work to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by the Times Higher Education. 

Quick facts

ASU is No. 1 in the US for innovation

For the sixth straight year, U.S. News & World Report ranks ASU No. 1 on its “Most Innovative Schools” list, ahead of Stanford and MIT. ASU again topped the list based on a survey of peers: College presidents, provosts and admissions deans around the country nominated up to 10 colleges or universities that are making the most innovative improvements.

Top 1 percent of world's most prestigious universities

ASU is in the top 1 percent of the world's most prestigious universities as ranked by Times Higher Education in the only global performance tables that measure research-intensive universities across core missions: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

A top producer of the world's elite scholars

ASU, Harvard, Stanford and the University of Chicago are the only four institutions in the nation with elite Rhodes, Marshall and Churchill scholarship winners. ASU’s six faculty and 15 student Fulbright scholars in the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program are yet another testament to the breadth and excellence of the university’s programs.

Among best graduate schools in the US

ASU graduate programs place among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2018 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings. Twenty-one graduate programs are top 10 in the country, ranking among the best schools for law, education, business, public affairs, fine arts and others.