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Psychologists elected to National Academy of Sciences and American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Psychologists were among those elected in 2012 as members of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

The following psychologists were elected to the National Academy of Sciences:

Randolph Blake

Randolph Blake
Vanderbilt University

Carol S. Dweck

Carol S. Dweck
Stanford University

Susan Gelman

Susan Gelman
University of Michigan

Uta Frith

Uta Frith
University College London
(foreign associate)

Election to the National Academy of Sciences is considered one of the highest honors in the United States for scientists who pursue original research.  The complete list of 84 new members and 21 new foreign associates can be found on the National Academy’s website.

These psychologists were elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences:

Edward F. Deiner

Edward F. Diener
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Shari Seidman Diamond

Shari Seidman Diamond
Northwestern University School of Law

Alice H. Eagly

Alice H. Eagly
Northwestern University

Thomas D. Gilovich

Thomas D. Gilovich
Cornell University

Shinobu Kitayama

Shinobu Kitayama
University of Michigan

Kathleen McCartney

Kathleen McCartney
Harvard Graduate School of Education

Elizabeth A. Phelps

Elizabeth A. Phelps
New York University

Robert M. Seyfarth

Robert M. Seyfarth
University of Pennsylvania

Yacov Trope

Yaacov Trope
New York University

Henry M. Wellman

Henry M. Wellman
University of Michigan

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences honors leaders in the sciences, humanities, arts, business, and public affairs. See the American Academy’s website (PDF, 192KB) for the complete list of 220 new members. 

The American Psychological Association congratulates all the newly elected members of these prestigious academies.