The American Philosophical Society (APS) recently elected 28 new members, including three Harvard faculty members: Richard J. Tarrant, Pope Professor of the Latin Language and Literature, Jill Lepore, David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History and Rem Koolhaas, professor in practice of architecture and urban design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

 

An eminent scholarly organization of international reputation, the society promotes useful knowledge in the sciences and humanities through excellence in scholarly research, professional meetings, publications, library resources, and community outreach. This country’s first learned society, the APS has played an important role in American cultural and intellectual life for more than 250 years.