American Academy Inducts 2011 Class of New Members

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences inducted some of the world's most distinguished scholars, artists, and institutional leaders on Saturday, October 1, 2011. The induction ceremony was part of a three-day series of events welcoming the 231st class of new Fellows and Foreign Honorary Members into the Academy.

2011 New Members [PDF]

Academy Members 1780-present

Weekend Program [PDF]
1973rd Stated Meeting
2011 Induction Ceremony
Greetings
Leslie C. Berlowitz, President, American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Reading
Kathleen Kennedy. The Kennedy/Marshall Company
Remarks
Gerald Early, Chair, Council of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
From the Letters of John and Abigail Adams
Denis Donoghue, New York University
Rachel Hadas, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Class I Speaker
Frances Hamilton Arnold, California Institute of Technology
Introduction by Arthur Gelb, Four Sigma Corporation
Class II Speaker
David Conrad Page, Whitehead Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Introduction by Gordon N. Gill, Univeristy of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Class III Speaker
Adam Roberts, British Academy
Introduction by Richard A. Meserve, Carnegie Institution for Science
Class IV Speaker
Annette Gordon-Reed, Harvard University; Harvard Law School; Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Introduction by Carl H. Pforzheimer III, Carl H. Pforzheimer & Co.
Class V Speaker
William I. Miller, The Wallace Foundation
Introduction by Neal Lane, Rice University
Performance
Paul Simon, Musician
1974th Stated Meeting
American Institutions and a Civil Society
Welcome
Leslie C. Berlowitz
President, American Academy of Arts & Sciences
The American Military and American Democracy
David Kennedy
Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History, Emeritus, Stanford University
The American Military and American Democracy
Thomas P. Bostick
Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, United States Army
The American Military and American Democracy
Gregg F. Martin
Commandant, United States Army War College
The Constitution, the Practice of Democracy, and Unintended Consequences
David H. Souter
Associate Justice (retired), Supreme Court of the United States
The Constitution, the Practice of Democracy, and Unintended Consequences
Heather Gerken
J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law, Yale Law School
The Constitution, the Practice of Democracy, and Unintended Consequences
Geoffrey R. Stone
Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago Law School
The Constitution, the Practice of Democracy, and Unintended Consequences
Mickey Edwards
Vice President, The Aspen Institute; former member of Congress
The Work of the Academy
Briefing on Research Projects and Studies
Advancing Science, Engineering & Technology Policy and ARISE II
Neal Lane, Rice University
Keith Yamamoto, University of California, San Francisco
Linda P. B. Katehi, University of California, Davis
Leah Jamieson, Purdue University
International Agreements on Internet Protection
John D. Steinbruner, University of Maryland
Protecting the Internet as a Public Commons
David D. Clark, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Importance of the Humanities and Knowledge
Don M. Randel, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Commission on the Humanities & Social Sciences
Richard H. Brodhead, Duke University
Steven Knapp, The George Washington University
Diane P. Wood, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
David J. Skorton, Cornell University
The Alternative Energy Future
Robert W. Fri, Resources for the Future
Kelly Sims Gallagher, Tufts University
Safety, Security & Safegaurds for Nuclear Energy
Scott D. Sagan, Stanford University
Steven E. Miller, Harvard Kennedy School
Robert Rosner, University of Chicago