Five named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Five Princeton faculty members have been named fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. They are among 210 leaders in the sciences, the humanities and the arts, business, public affairs and the nonprofit sector elected this year in recognition of contributions to their respective fields.

Princeton's inductees are:

Paul DiMaggio, the A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs;

William Jordan, the Dayton-Stockton Professor of History;

James McPherson, the George Henry Davis 1886 Professor Emeritus of American History;

Guy Nordenson, professor of architecture; and

Philip Pettit, the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values.

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences was founded in 1780 and currently has 4,600 members, including more than 160 Nobel laureates and 50 Pulitzer Prize winners.