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Posted June 9, 1999

Eight from Berkeley Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Chancellor Robert Berdahl and seven Berkeley faculty were elected in mid-April as members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an honorary learned society that recognizes distinction and achievement in the natural sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.

The new Berkeley fellows and the fields of expertise for which they were elected, are: Alan Auerbach, economics; Robert Berdahl, educational administration; Leo Breiman, mathematics; Christopher McKee, physics; Robert Cooter and James Gordley, law; Thomas Laquer, history; and Alexander Pines, chemistry.

The academy includes about 3,400 fellows from the United States and 550 foreign honorary members.

Kevis Goodman

Kevis Goodman, assistant professor of English, is the recipient of the Barbara Thom Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities, which is awarded to an assistant professor who is writing a first book.

The fellowship will support Goodman's research on 18th-century and Romantic poetry, "Passionate Work: Georgics of the Feelings, 1746-1815."

David Hodges

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences David Hodges has won the Benjamin Garver Lamme Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Society for Engineering Education.

The Lamme is given to "a distinguished engineering educator for contributions to the art of teaching, research, technical literature and achievements that contribute to the advancement of the profession of engineering college administration."

Abdul JanMohamed

Associate Professor of English Abdul JanMohamed received an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship in support of his research project, "Richard Wright's Archaeology of Death."

Jeffrey Knapp

Associate Professor and Chair of English Jeffrey Knapp is the recipient of both a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship and a Folger Library Long-term Residential Fellowship. Both are in support of his research project "Shakespeare's Tribe: Church, Nation and Theater in Renaissance England."

David MacMillan

Johnson & Johnson has awarded Assistant Professor of Chemistry David MacMillan a Focused Giving Grant. MacMillan received this three-year $135,000 grant to help his laboratory provide a new set of chemical tools for scientists working in pharmaceutical research.

Mike Martin

Mike Martin, undergraduate dean at the College of Environmental Design, is among 96 architects recently elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. Institute fellows are elected in recognition of contributions to the advancement of architecture.



June 9 - July 13, 1999 (Volume 27, Number 35)
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