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Seven African American Scholars Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Seven African American Scholars Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Through an analysis of the list of new fellows conducted by JBHE, it appears that 11 of the 188 new American members of the AAAS are African Americans. Thus, African Americans make up only 5.9 percent of the new members of the academy.

Three African American Women Scholars Named AAAS Fellows

Three African American Women Scholars Named AAAS Fellows

The Black women with ties to the academic world who recently were named as fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences are Paula Hammond of MIT, Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot of Harvard University, and Natasha Threthewey of Emory University.

Ten African Americans Named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Ten African Americans Named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Through an analysis of the list of new fellows conducted by JBHE, it appears that 10 of the 220 new members are Black. Thus, African Americans make up 4.5 percent of the new members.