Charles Briggs Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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Congratulations to AFS Fellow, Charles Briggs, who was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences honors excellence and convenes leaders from every field of human endeavor to examine new ideas, address issues of importance to the nation and 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.” The Academy is both an honorary society that recognizes and celebrates the excellence of its members and an independent research center convening leaders from across disciplines, professions, and perspectives to address significant challenges.

Academy President David W. Oxtoby and Chair of the Board of Directors Nancy C. Andrews have announced that nearly 270 outstanding individuals have been elected to the Academy in 2023. The new members are listed below, starting with a complete list in alphabetical order followed by members organized by area and specialty. International Honorary Members are indicated with (IHM) after their names. An online directory provides information about members from our founding in 1780 to members elected last year.

Join us in congratulating our colleague, Charles Briggs!

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