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Nicolás  Wey Gόmez
  • Professor of History

Nicolás Wey Gόmez

I ask my students to listen to their own assumptions about themselves and the world as they study a broad range of materials that may seem temporally or culturally remote from us."

Yi Xin
  • Assistant Professor of Economics

Yi Xin

Data are powerful. Understanding human behavior with real-world data provides important insights into policy design aimed at improving consumer welfare and market efficiency."

Gabriel Lopez-Moctezuma
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science

Gabriel Lopez-Moctezuma

Caltech pioneered the use of mathematical models to explain political behavior, including voting and bargaining. The research I do would not be possible without these early contributions."

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  • Assistant Professor of Economics; William H. Hurt Scholar

Kirby Nielsen

Experiments are starting to get incorporated into mainstream economics but are still a relatively new tool. Caltech has been a powerhouse in experimental economics from the beginning, and it's so exciting to join the tradition."

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  • Assistant Professor of History

Danielle Wiggins

I bring to the classroom complex questions concerning inequality and justice that I've often yet to figure out myself. I invite students to think along with me and, through this collaboration, I equip them with tools to confront the most pressing concerns of our time."

Cindy Weinstein
  • Eli and Edythe Broad Professor of English

Cindy Weinstein

Caltech is a wonderful place to pursue original research; it lets your interests determine the work you do. There is both a tremendous amount of freedom and an extremely high level of expectation, and these two combine to create a terrific intellectual environment that helps scholars generate their best work."