Eleven named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Posted May 4, 2008; 11:07 a.m.
Eleven Princeton faculty members have been named fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. They are among 212 leaders in scholarship, business, the arts and public affairs elected this year in recognition of contributions to their respective fields.
Princeton's inductees are:
• Robert Austin, professor of physics;
• Charles Beitz, the Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics;
• Emily Carter, the Arthur W. Marks '19 Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Applied and Computational Mathematics;
• Sun-Yung Alice Chang, professor of mathematics;
• Pablo Debenedetti, the Class of 1950 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science;
• Elizabeth Diller, professor of architecture;
• John Fleming, the Louis W. Fairchild '24 Professor of English and Comparative Literature Emeritus;
• Daniel Rodgers, the Henry Charles Lea Professor of History;
• Marlan Scully, lecturer with the rank of professor in mechanical and aerospace engineering and the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials;
• Jeffrey Stout, professor of religion; and
• Robert Wuthnow, the Gerhard R. Andlinger '52 Professor of Social Sciences.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences was founded in 1780 and currently has 4,600 members, including some 200 Nobel laureates and more than 60 Pulitzer Prize winners.