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Bebchuk named AAAS Fellow

Lucian Bebchuk, William J. Friedman and Alicia Townsend Friedman Professor of Law, Economics, and Finance, was elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. “One of the nation’s leading scholars of law and economics,” the Academy said of Bebchuk in its induction citation, “he has made major contributions to the study of corporate control, governance, and insolvency.” The Academy concluded that Bebchuk “has demonstrated an outstanding ability to combine rigorous analysis, important new insights, and sensitivity to institutional elements.”

Graham gets honorary degree

Ian Graham, director of the Maya Corpus Program at the Peabody Museum, received an honorary D.Litt. last month from Dublin University.

Kaplan named Visiting Lombard Lecturer at KSG

Rick Kaplan, president of CNN-US from 1997 to 2000, will join Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government next month as the Visiting Lombard Lecturer at the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy. Kaplan will teach a module on the crisis facing the U.S. news media.

“In Rick Kaplan’s long career, he has felt the heat of controversy and the glory of achievement. Both experiences should make his course fascinating,” said Alex S. Jones, director of the Shorenstein Center.