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Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Professor Jay Kadane elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Joseph B. Kadane, the Leonard J. Savage University Professor of Statistics and Social Sciences, Emeritus, was elected a 2010 Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Kadane joins 229 leaders in the sciences, social sciences, the humanities, the arts, business and public affairs to be elected this year to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. The election of Dr. Kadane, along with 2 other University members from the School of Computer Science inductees, this year marks the highest number of academy inductees in any one year for Carnegie Mellon.

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. The membership of this institution now stands at 4000 American Fellows, and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, and we are proud to support Dr. Kadane as one of the newest!