Classics Faculty Member Elected Fellow of American Academy of Arts & Sciences
It is with great pleasure that we announce that Robert Kaster, Kennedy Foundation Professor of Latin Language and Literature. Professor of Classics, has been named as a fellow to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Kaster joins the company of notable members, including Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., Ralph Waldo Emerson, Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin and John Maynard Keynes.
Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad.
The induction ceremony will take place in Cambridge, MA on October 12.