Adam Falk

  • Williams College

Adam Falk is president of Williams College, a position he has held since 2010. Prior to joining Williams, Adam was the James B. Knapp Dean and, earlier, dean of the faculty at the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University. He joined the faculty there in 1994, after postdoctoral appointments at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center and the University of California, San Diego. Adam is a high-energy physicist and focuses his research on elementary particle physics and quantum field theory. He has published dozens of scientific articles and book chapters. Adam is a fellow of the American Physical Society and has won awards from the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, and the Sloan Foundation, as well as several awards for excellence in undergraduate teaching at Harvard and at Johns Hopkins. Adam earned his Ph.D. in physics at Harvard.