Professors who are also Yale alumni are listed in italics
- Sidney Altman – Chemistry, 1989.
- James Tobin - Economics, 1981.
- Harold Bloom (Ph.D 1955), writer and critic, author of
(Tommy) Cheng, pharmacology, inventor of AIDS drug 3TC, known as Epivir.
- Donald Kagan, ancient Greek historian
- Harold Hongju Koh, Dean of Yale Law School, Assistant
Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, in the Clinton Administration
- John Lewis Gaddis, Cold War
- David Gelernter (1976), computer scientist, co-creator of
the Linda programming language
- Paul Hudak, computer scientist,
known for his work on the Haskell
programming language, author of "The Haskell School of Expression"
- Paul Kennedy, historian, coiner of the term
"imperial overstretch" and author of "The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers"
- Benoit Mandelbrot, mathematician, known for fractal
- James Mitchell, actor, most known for his role
as Palmer Cortlandt on All My Children
Nordhaus (1963), economist
- Jaroslav Pelikan,
historian, author of "The Christian Tradition"
- William Prusoff,
pharmacologist, inventor of AIDS drug d4T, known as Zerit.
- Herbert Scarf,
- Robert Shiller, economist, author of "Irrational Exuberance", well known for his work
in investor psychology
- Jonathan Spence, historian, author of "The Search For Modern