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Kim Lane Scheppele, a REEES faculty associate, Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Thursday, April 21, 2016

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has announced the election of 213 new members. The new members are some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, as well as civic, business and philanthropic leaders. Among the members of the 2016 class, is Kim Lane Scheppele, the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs and the University Center for Human Values, and a faculty associate of the Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. 

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the country's oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers, convening leaders from the academic, business, and government sectors to respond to the challenges facing the nation and the world. Current Academy research focuses on higher education, the humanities, and the arts; science and technology policy; global security and energy; and American institutions and the public good. The Academy’s work is advanced by its elected members, who are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs from around the world. 

Congratulations, Kim!