Dr. Michael Meaney elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

April 25, 2024

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, through its President David W. Oxtoby and Chairman of the Board Goodwin H. Liu, has revealed the names of the 250 individuals who have been elected to the Academy in 2024. Among this list of new Academy members is Dr. Michael Meaney.

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts & Sciences honors excellence and brings together leaders from all fields of human endeavor to generate new ideas, address fundamental questions for the world, and work together.

To cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest, honor, dignity, and happiness of a free, independent, and virtuous people

Their work helps shape the direction of research and analysis in the fields of science and technology policy, global security and international affairs, social policy, education, the humanities and the arts.

The 250 newly elected members join a list of outstanding personalities including Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Maria Mitchell, Alexander Graham Bell, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill, Wislawa Szymborska, Laurence Olivier, Mary Leakey, Gabriel Garcia Márquez, Akira Kurosawa and Nelson Mandela.

The Academy’s current members represent today’s innovative thinkers, and include more than 250 Nobel and Pulitzer Prize laureates. You can discover the list of newly elected members on the American Academy of Arts and Sciences website.

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Meaney!

Members of the Psychological Sciences section