Nine Faculty Members Elected to National Academy of Sciences
The disciplines represented range from economics and sociology to statistics, applied physics, and medicine.
The National Academy of Sciences today elected 72 new members, including nine Harvard faculty members:
- Porter Anderson, senior lecturer, Harvard Medical School
- Michael Hopkins, professor of mathematics
- William G. Kaelin, Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and professor of medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
- Gary King, Weatherhead University Professor (read a recent report on his work here)
- Kenneth Rogoff, Cabot professor of public policy (read a review of his current book on economic cycles, booms, and busts here and his recent perspectives on the recession and economic outlook here)
- Donald Rubin, Loeb professor of statistics
- Kevin Struhl, Gaiser professor of biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology
- Mary Waters, Zuckerman professor of sociology (read about some of her research on immigration here)
- David Weitz, Mallinckrodt professor of physics and applied physics (see recent reports on his interests in gastrophysics here and more common research problems here)
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