The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 204 new members, including 16 from Harvard University. The new members include some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, and civic, corporate, and philanthropic leaders.
One of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies, the Academy is also a leading center for independent policy research. Members contribute to Academy publications and studies of science and technology policy, energy and global security, social policy and American institutions, and the humanities, arts, and education.
Members from Harvard:
Joanna Aizenberg, Amy Smith Berylson Professor of Materials Science
Graham T. Allison Jr., Douglas Dillon Professor of Government at Harvard Kennedy School
Bruce Palmer Bean, Robert Winthrop Professor of Neurobiology
Michael P. Brenner, Glover Professor of Applied Mathematics and Applied Physics and Professor of Physics
Raj Chetty, William Henry Bloomberg Professor of Economics
Elazer Reuven Edelman, professor of medicine
Andrew David Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History
Helen Hardacre, Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions and Society
Amy Hempel, senior lecturer on English
Vicki C. Jackson, Thurgood Marshall Professor of Constitutional Law
Jill Lepore, David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History
Ann Marie Lipinski, curator, Nieman Foundation
Alvin Francis Poussaint, professor of psychiatry
Bernardo Luis Sabatini, Takeda Professor of Neurobiology
Sarah Elizabeth Thomas, vice president for the Harvard Library and Roy E. Larsen Librarian for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Rachel I. Wilson, professor of neurobiology
View the complete list of new members.