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W. Jason Morgan wins American Academy of Arts and Science award

Former Geosciences Professor, W. Jason Morgan, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Science, along with eight other Princeton faculty members (related story on Princeton News). In winning this award, Morgan joins the ranks of one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for independent policy research.

On January, 2003,  W. Jason Morgan retired from 44 years at Princeton University; 37 years which were spent at Guyot Hall. During his tenure in the department, Morgan taught a wide range of courses: History of Ocean Basins, Introduction to Geophysics, Structural Geology, Earthquakes, Volcanoes and other Hazards, as well as the Freshman Seminar at Mammoth, CA, and a number of seminars in his area of expertise. 

The Department of Geosciences sends their sincerest congratulations to Jason and his family.

Related links:

American Academy of Arts and Science 2011 Fellows

W. Jason Morgan Retires in the "Smilodon"

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