Four University of Pennsylvania Professors Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 28, 2010

PHILADELPHIA –- Four University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been named Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  They are among 299 new Fellows and Foreign Honorary Members recognized as leaders in sciences, arts and humanities, business and public affairs. 


The new AAAS Fellows from Penn are:
•    Andrea J. Liu, professor of physics and astronomy in the School of Arts and Sciences.
•    Martha Julia Farah, professor of psychology and director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience in the School of Arts and Sciences.
•    Stuart Curran, professor emeritus of English in the School of Arts and Sciences.
•    Loa Paulette Traxler, associate deputy director of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

The complete list of the 2010 class of newly elected AAAS members is available at http://www.amacad.org/news/a2z10.pdf.

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