Rohini Pande elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Friday, May 6, 2022
Rohini Pande, the Henry J. Heinz Professor of Economics and director of EGC, and seven other Yale faculty members are among the are among the 261 accomplished individuals elected as new members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS). Other Yale inductees are work fields as diverse as anthropology, geography, law, and medicine .
“We are celebrating a depth of achievements in a breath of areas,” said David Oxtoby, president of the AAAS. “These individuals excel in ways that excite us and inspire us at a time when recognizing excellence, commending expertise, and working toward the common good is absolutely essential to realizing a better future.”
The academy was founded in 1780 by John Adams, John Hancock, and other early leaders of America with the purpose of honoring exceptionally accomplished individuals and engaging them in the betterment of society.