New Members

Elected in 2021

Academy President David W. Oxtoby and Chair of the Board of Directors Nancy C. Andrews have announced that more than 250 outstanding individuals have been elected to the Academy in 2021. 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. Information about members elected in prior years is in our member directory

  • Rafi Ahmed, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Zeresenay Alemseged, University of Chicago
  • Hilton Als, The New Yorker; Columbia University School of the Arts
  • José Enrique Alvarez, New York University School of Law
  • James D. Anderson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Carol Anderson, Emory University
  • James A. Banks, University of Washington
  • Zhenan Bao, Stanford University
  • Gilda A. Barabino, Olin College of Engineering
  • Deanna M. Barch, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Alice Barkan, University of Oregon
  • Dafna Bar-Sagi, New York University Grossman School of Medicine
  • David Battisti, University of Washington
  • Ian Baucom, University of Virginia
  • John Baugh, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Richard Bauman, Indiana University
  • Ruth Behar, University of Michigan
  • Joan W. Bennett, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Dirk Bergemann, Yale University
  • Cristina Bicchieri, University of Pennsylvania
  • Terence O. Blanchard, Independent; University of California, Los Angeles
  • Thomas Boehm (IHM), Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics
  • P. Dee Boersma, University of Washington
  • L. Ebony Boulware, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Kristin Bowman-James, University of Kansas
  • Pascal R. Boyer, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Susan L. Brantley, Pennsylvania State University
  • Ronald R. Breaker, Yale University
  • Linda J. Broadbelt, Northwestern University
  • Jericho Brown, Emory University
  • Nancy J. Brown, Yale School of Medicine
  • Axel T. Brunger, Stanford University
  • Virginia Burrus, Syracuse University
  • Robert L. Byer, Stanford University
  • Hui Cao, Yale University
  • Peter Carmeliet (IHM), KU Leuven
  • Terri Lyne Carrington, Berklee College of Music
  • BJ Casey, Yale University
  • Ruth E. Chang, University of Oxford
  • Teju Cole, Harvard University
  • N. Anthony Coles, Cerevel Therapeutics; Yumanity Therapeutics
  • Joy Connolly, American Council of Learned Societies
  • Kinshasha Holman Conwill, Smithsonian Institution
  • Steven J. Corwin, New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Kimberlé W. Crenshaw, Columbia Law School; UCLA School of Law
  • Michael M. Crow, Arizona State University
  • Angela Y. Davis, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Roger J. Davis, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Stefano DellaVigna, University of California, Berkeley
  • Sharon Y. R. Dent, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Ulrike Diebold (IHM), Technical University Vienna
  • Mitchell Duneier, Princeton University
  • Odile Eisenstein (IHM), University of Montpellier
  • Azza M.H. El Kholy (IHM), Alexandria University
  • Yakov Eliashberg, Stanford University
  • Arturo Escobar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • James A. Estes, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • John W. Etchemendy, Stanford University
  • Bernardine Evaristo (IHM), Independent; Brunel University
  • Benson S. Farb, University of Chicago
  • Robert Christopher Feenstra, University of California, Davis
  • Carol A. Fierke, Brandeis University
  • Israel Finkelstein (IHM), Tel Aviv University
  • Katherine E. Fleming, New York University
  • Virginia Page Fortna, Columbia University
  • Andrea Gamarnik (IHM), Fundación Instituto Leloir
  • Rodolfo Gambini (IHM), Universidad de la República
  • Barbara Geddes, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Ruth Wilson Gilmore, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
  • Ananda Goldrath, University of California, San Diego
  • Fritz Graf, The Ohio State University
  • Bernice Grafstein, Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Linda G. Griffith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Sanjay K. Gupta, Cable News Network; Emory University School of Medicine
  • Evelynn M. Hammonds, Harvard University
  • Michael G. Hanchard, University of Pennsylvania
  • Nikole Hannah-Jones, The New York Times
  • Valerie Hansen, Yale University
  • Maureen R. Hanson, Cornell University
  • Demis Hassabis (IHM), DeepMind
  • Tyrone B. Hayes, University of California, Berkeley
  • Nathan L. Hecht, Supreme Court of Texas
  • Mary Kay Henry, Service Employees International Union
  • Maria L. Hinojosa, Futuro Media Group
  • Stephen P. Hinshaw, University of California, Berkeley
  • Mary Dana Hinton, Hollins University
  • Jennifer Homans, New York University
  • Arthur L. Horwich, Yale School of Medicine
  • Jeffrey A. Hubbell, University of Chicago
  • Gregory Huber, Yale University
  • Duong Thu Huong (IHM), Independent
  • Joseph T. Hupp, Northwestern University
  • Kaye G. Husbands Fealing, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • David Henry Hwang, Columbia University School of the Arts
  • Joseph Incandela, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Charles L. Isbell, Jr., Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Akiko Iwasaki, Yale School of Medicine
  • Herbert Jäckle (IHM), Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
  • Lisa P. Jackson, Apple, Inc.
  • Sandra Jackson-Dumont, Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
  • Arthur Jafa, Independent
  • Sheila S. Jasanoff, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Sue Jinks-Robertson, Duke University
  • Anthony M. Johnson, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Marcia K. Johnson, Yale University
  • Rucker C. Johnson, University of California, Berkeley
  • William D. Jones, University of Rochester
  • Vicky Kalogera, Northwestern University
  • Paula A. Kerger, Public Broadcasting Service
  • Robin Wall Kimmerer, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • Ronald Kirk, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
  • Perri Klass, New York University
  • Mary E. Klotman, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Karin D. Knorr Cetina, University of Chicago
  • Judith Kroll, University of California, Irvine
  • Vijay Kumar, University of Pennsylvania
  • Jane B. Lancaster, University of New Mexico
  • George M. Langford, Syracuse University
  • Elisabeth Le Guin, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Chang-Rae Lee, Stanford University
  • Ralph S. Lemon, Cross Performance, Inc.
  • Gillian Lester, Columbia Law School
  • Amy-Jill Levine, Vanderbilt University
  • Fei-Fei Li, Stanford University
  • Patricia Limerick, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Lúcia Garcez Lohmann (IHM), University of São Paulo
  • Kelly Lytle Hernández, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Nancy Makri, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Anup Malani, University of Chicago Law School
  • Luciano A. Marraffini, Rockefeller University
  • Andrew D. Martin, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Nader Masmoudi, New York University
  • Nadya Mason, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Ann S. Masten, University of Minnesota
  • James N. Mattis, Stanford University
  • Deirdre N. McCloskey, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Thomas W. McDade, Northwestern University
  • Elizabeth McNally, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Muriel Médard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Julie Mehretu, Independent
  • Teresa H. Meng, Stanford University
  • Federica Mogherini (IHM), College of Europe
  • Valeria Molinero, University of Utah
  • Luis C. Moll, University of Arizona
  • Michele Moody-Adams, Columbia University
  • Tirin Moore, Stanford University
  • Teresa Morgan (IHM), University of Oxford
  • Robert P. Moses, The Algebra Project, Inc.
  • David A. Moss, Harvard Business School
  • Eileen A. Myles, Independent
  • Na’ilah Suad Nasir, Spencer Foundation
  • Frederick Neuhouser, Barnard College
  • Dianne K. Newman, California Institute of Technology
  • Michele L. Norris, The Washington Post; The Race Card Project
  • Larry Norton, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Kyoko Nozaki (IHM), University of Tokyo
  • Jodi M. Nunnari, University of California, Davis
  • Naomi Shihab Nye, Texas State University
  • Angela V. Olinto, University of Chicago
  • Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Boston University School of Law
  • John G. Palfrey, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Patricia G. Parker, University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Suzan-Lori Parks, New York University Tisch School of the Arts
  • Malcolm J. Perry (IHM), University of Cambridge
  • Jonas C. Peters, California Institute of Technology
  • Anthony B. Pinn, Rice University
  • Stanley A. Plotkin, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
  • Daniel N. Posner, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Kavita Ramanan, Brown University
  • Jorge G. Ramos Ávalos, Univision Communications, Inc.
  • Marilyn N. Raphael, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Jereldine Redcorn, Redcorn Pottery
  • Hanna Reisler, University of Southern California
  • Andrés Reséndez, University of California, Davis
  • Robbie Robertson, Independent
  • Carol V. Robinson (IHM), University of Oxford
  • Barbara Rogoff, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Hannah Rothschild (IHM), Rothschild Foundation
  • Charles N. Rotimi, National Institutes of Health
  • Kim Sajet, Smithsonian Institution
  • Richard G. Salomon, University of Washington
  • Leona D. Samson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • James J. Sandman, Legal Services Corporation
  • Eric L. Santner, University of Chicago
  • Kirk Savage, University of Pittsburgh
  • Stefan Savage, University of California, San Diego
  • Howard D. Schultz, Schultz Family Foundation; Starbucks Corporation
  • Kenneth S. Schweizer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Ruth Scodel, University of Michigan
  • Rosalind A. Segal, Harvard Medical School
  • Mordechai Segev (IHM), Technion - Israel Institute of Technology 
  • Margo I. Seltzer, University of British Columbia
  • Rajiv J. Shah, The Rockefeller Foundation
  • Stewart D. Shapiro, The Ohio State University
  • Scott Sheffield, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • J. Nicole Shelton, Princeton University
  • Yanan Shen (IHM), University of Science and Technology of China
  • J. Marshall Shepherd, University of Georgia
  • Frederick J. Sigworth, Yale School of Medicine
  • Peter L. Slavin, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Linda Tuhiwai Te Rina Smith (IHM), University of Waikato
  • Karen E. Smith, University of Michigan
  • Sonya T. Smith, Howard University
  • Victoria L. Sork, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Daniel A. Spielman, Yale University
  • Hortense J. Spillers, Vanderbilt University
  • Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Columbia University
  • Sharada Srinivasan (IHM), National Institute of Advanced Studies
  • Stefanie Stantcheva, Harvard University
  • Kumble R. Subbaswamy, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Kara Swisher, Vox Media, Inc.
  • Esther S. Takeuchi, Stony Brook University
  • Deborah F. Tannen, Georgetown University
  • Kathryn E. Tanner, Yale Divinity School
  • Jill Tarter, SETI Institute
  • Anne M. Thompson, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Ayanna Thompson, Arizona State University
  • Ginger L. Thompson, ProPublica
  • H. Holden Thorp, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Sarah A. Tishkoff, University of Pennsylvania
  • Haunani-Kay Trask, University of Hawaii
  • Rosemarie Trockel (IHM), Independent
  • Li-Huei Tsai, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Eric Turkheimer, University of Virginia
  • Karel van der Toorn (IHM), University of Amsterdam
  • Geerat J. Vermeij, University of California, Davis
  • Ashvin Vishwanath, Harvard University
  • Annette Vissing-Jørgensen, University of California, Berkeley
  • Keith A. Wailoo, Princeton University
  • Vanessa Siddle Walker, Emory University
  • R. Jay Wallace, University of California, Berkeley
  • Ebonya L. Washington, Yale University
  • Daniel H. Weiss, Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Jennifer M. Welsh (IHM), McGill University
  • Stephen C. West (IHM), Francis Crick Institute
  • Amie Wilkinson, University of Chicago
  • Deborah Willis, New York University Tisch School of the Arts
  • Mabel O. Wilson, Columbia University
  • Oprah Winfrey, Harpo, Inc.; Oprah Winfrey Network
  • Paula Wolff, Illinois Justice Project
  • Catherine S. Woolley, Northwestern University
  • Dawn J. Wright, Environmental Systems Research Institute
  • Lawrence Wright, The New Yorker
  • Hao Wu, Harvard Medical School
  • Amir Yacoby, Harvard University
  • Nieng Yan (IHM), Princeton University
  • Deborah J. Yashar, Princeton University
  • Anne D. Yoder, Duke University
  • Richard J. Youle, National Institutes of Health
  • Paul Zanker (IHM), German Archaeological Institute
  • Kenneth S. Zaret, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
  • Marino Zerial (IHM), Max Planck Institute of Cell Biology and Genetics

The lists below present the American Academy’s newest members grouped in the thirty sections, organized within five classes, in which they were elected.

Section 1 – Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics

  • Yakov Eliashberg, Stanford University
  • Benson S. Farb, University of Chicago
  • Nader Masmoudi, New York University
  • Kavita Ramanan, Brown University
  • Scott Sheffield, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Karen E. Smith, University of Michigan
  • Amie Wilkinson, University of Chicago

Section 2 – Physics

  • Robert L. Byer, Stanford University
  • Hui Cao, Yale University
  • Rodolfo Gambini (IHM), Universidad de la República
  • Joseph Incandela, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Anthony M. Johnson, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Nadya Mason, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Mordechai Segev (IHM), Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
  • Ashvin Vishwanath, Harvard University
  • Amir Yacoby, Harvard University

Section 3 – Chemistry

  • Kristin Bowman-James, University of Kansas
  • Ulrike Diebold (IHM), Technical University Vienna
  • Odile Eisenstein (IHM), University of Montpellier
  • Carol A. Fierke, Brandeis University
  • Joseph T. Hupp, Northwestern University
  • William D. Jones, University of Rochester
  • Nancy Makri, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Valeria Molinero, University of Utah
  • Kyoko Nozaki (IHM), University of Tokyo
  • Jonas C. Peters, California Institute of Technology
  • Hanna Reisler, University of Southern California
  • Carol V. Robinson (IHM), University of Oxford

Section 4 – Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Earth Sciences

  • David Battisti, University of Washington
  • Susan L. Brantley, Pennsylvania State University
  • Vicky Kalogera, Northwestern University
  • Angela V. Olinto, University of Chicago
  • Malcolm J. Perry (IHM), University of Cambridge
  • Marilyn N. Raphael, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Yanan Shen (IHM), University of Science and Technology of China
  • Jill Tarter, SETI Institute
  • Anne M. Thompson, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Section 5 – Engineering and Technology

  • Zhenan Bao, Stanford University
  • Gilda A. Barabino, Olin College of Engineering
  • Linda J. Broadbelt, Northwestern University
  • Linda G. Griffith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Jeffrey A. Hubbell, University of Chicago
  • Vijay Kumar, University of Pennsylvania
  • Teresa H. Meng, Stanford University
  • Kenneth S. Schweizer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Sonya T. Smith, Howard University
  • Esther S. Takeuchi, Stony Brook University

Section 6 – Computer Sciences

  • Demis Hassabis (IHM), DeepMind
  • Charles L. Isbell, Jr., Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Fei-Fei Li, Stanford University
  • Muriel Médard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Stefan Savage, University of California, San Diego
  • Margo I. Seltzer, University of British Columbia
  • Daniel A. Spielman, Yale University

Section 1 – Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology

  • Alice Barkan, University of Oregon
  • Ronald R. Breaker, Yale University
  • Axel T. Brunger, Stanford University
  • Sharon Y. R. Dent, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Arthur L. Horwich, Yale School of Medicine
  • Leona D. Samson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Stephen C. West (IHM), Francis Crick Institute
  • Nieng Yan (IHM), Princeton University
  • Kenneth S. Zaret, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Section 2 – Cellular and Developmental Biology

  • Dafna Bar-Sagi, New York University Grossman School of Medicine
  • Roger J. Davis, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Maureen R. Hanson, Cornell University
  • Herbert Jäckle (IHM), Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
  • Sue Jinks-Robertson, Duke University
  • George M. Langford, Syracuse University
  • Jodi M. Nunnari, University of California, Davis
  • Richard J. Youle, National Institutes of Health
  • Marino Zerial (IHM), Max Planck Institute of Cell Biology and Genetics

Section 3 – Neurosciences

  • Bernice Grafstein, Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Tirin Moore, Stanford University
  • Rosalind A. Segal, Harvard Medical School
  • Frederick J. Sigworth, Yale School of Medicine
  • Li-Huei Tsai, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Catherine S. Woolley, Northwestern University

Section 4 – Evolution and Ecology

  • P. Dee Boersma, University of Washington
  • James A. Estes, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Tyrone B. Hayes, University of California, Berkeley
  • Robin Wall Kimmerer, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • Lúcia Garcez Lohmann (IHM), University of São Paulo
  • Patricia G. Parker, University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Victoria L. Sork, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Sarah A. Tishkoff, University of Pennsylvania
  • Geerat J. Vermeij, University of California, Davis
  • Anne D. Yoder, Duke University

Section 5 – Medical Sciences

  • L. Ebony Boulware, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Nancy J. Brown, Yale School of Medicine
  • Peter Carmeliet (IHM), KU Leuven
  • Sanjay K. Gupta, Cable News Network; Emory University School of Medicine
  • Mary E. Klotman, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Elizabeth McNally, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Larry Norton, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Stanley A. Plotkin, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
  • Charles N. Rotimi, National Institutes of Health

Section 6 – Microbiology and Immunology

  • Rafi Ahmed, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Joan W. Bennett, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Thomas Boehm (IHM), Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics
  • Andrea Gamarnik (IHM), Fundación Instituto Leloir
  • Ananda Goldrath, University of California, San Diego
  • Akiko Iwasaki, Yale School of Medicine
  • Luciano A. Marraffini, Rockefeller University
  • Dianne K. Newman, California Institute of Technology
  • Hao Wu, Harvard Medical School

Section 1 – Psychological Sciences

  • Deanna M. Barch, Washington University in St. Louis
  • BJ Casey, Yale University
  • Stephen P. Hinshaw, University of California, Berkeley
  • Marcia K. Johnson, Yale University
  • Judith Kroll, University of California, Irvine
  • Ann S. Masten, University of Minnesota
  • J. Nicole Shelton, Princeton University
  • Eric Turkheimer, University of Virginia

Section 2 – Economics

  • Dirk Bergemann, Yale University
  • Stefano DellaVigna, University of California, Berkeley
  • Robert Christopher Feenstra, University of California, Davis
  • Deirdre N. McCloskey, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Stefanie Stantcheva, Harvard University
  • Annette Vissing-Jørgensen, University of California, Berkeley
  • Ebonya L. Washington, Yale University

Section 3 – Political Science

  • Virginia Page Fortna, Columbia University
  • Barbara Geddes, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Michael G. Hanchard, University of Pennsylvania
  • Gregory Huber, Yale University
  • Andrew D. Martin, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Daniel N. Posner, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Haunani-Kay Trask, University of Hawaii
  • Deborah J. Yashar, Princeton University

Section 4 – Law

  • José Enrique Alvarez, New York University School of Law
  • Kimberlé W. Crenshaw, Columbia Law School; UCLA School of Law
  • Nathan L. Hecht, Supreme Court of Texas
  • Gillian Lester, Columbia Law School
  • Anup Malani, University of Chicago Law School
  • Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Boston University School of Law
  • James J. Sandman, Legal Services Corporation

Section 5 – Anthropology and Archaeology

  • Zeresenay Alemseged, University of Chicago
  • Richard Bauman, Indiana University
  • Ruth Behar, University of Michigan
  • Pascal R. Boyer, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Arturo Escobar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Israel Finkelstein (IHM), Tel Aviv University
  • Jane B. Lancaster, University of New Mexico
  • Thomas W. McDade, Northwestern University
  • Sharada Srinivasan (IHM), National Institute of Advanced Studies

Section 6 – Sociology, Demography, and Geography

  • Mitchell Duneier, Princeton University
  • Ruth Wilson Gilmore, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
  • Sheila S. Jasanoff, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Karin D. Knorr Cetina, University of Chicago
  • J. Marshall Shepherd, University of Georgia
  • Dawn J. Wright, Environmental Systems Research Institute

Section 7 – Education

  • James D. Anderson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • James A. Banks, University of Washington
  • Luis C. Moll, University of Arizona
  • Robert P. Moses, The Algebra Project, Inc.
  • Na’ilah Suad Nasir, Spencer Foundation
  • Barbara Rogoff, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Linda Tuhiwai Te Rina Smith (IHM), University of Waikato
  • Vanessa Siddle Walker, Emory University

Section 1 – Philosophy and Religious Studies

PHILOSOPHY

  • Cristina Bicchieri, University of Pennsylvania
  • Ruth E. Chang, University of Oxford
  • Angela Y. Davis, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Michele Moody-Adams, Columbia University
  • Frederick Neuhouser, Barnard College
  • Stewart D. Shapiro, The Ohio State University
  • R. Jay Wallace, University of California, Berkeley

RELIGIOUS STUDIES

  • Virginia Burrus, Syracuse University
  • Fritz Graf, The Ohio State University
  • Amy-Jill Levine, Vanderbilt University
  • Teresa Morgan (IHM), University of Oxford
  • Anthony B. Pinn, Rice University
  • Richard G. Salomon, University of Washington
  • Kathryn E. Tanner, Yale Divinity School
  • Karel van der Toorn (IHM),University of Amsterdam

Section 2 – History

  • Carol Anderson, Emory University
  • Evelynn M. Hammonds, Harvard University
  • Valerie Hansen, Yale University
  • Patricia Limerick, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Kelly Lytle Hernández, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Andrés Reséndez, University of California, Davis
  • Keith A. Wailoo, Princeton University

Section 3 – Literature and Language Studies

  • Ian Baucom, University of Virginia
  • John Baugh, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Azza M.H. El Kholy (IHM), Alexandria University
  • Eric L. Santner, University of Chicago
  • Ruth Scodel, University of Michigan
  • Hortense J. Spillers, Vanderbilt University
  • Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Columbia University
  • Deborah F. Tannen, Georgetown University
  • Ayanna Thompson, Arizona State University

Section 4 – Literature

  • Jericho Brown, Emory University
  • Teju Cole, Harvard University
  • Bernardine Evaristo (IHM), Independent; Brunel University
  • Duong Thu Huong (IHM), Independent
  • David Henry Hwang, Columbia University School of the Arts
  • Chang-Rae Lee, Stanford University
  • Eileen A. Myles, Independent
  • Naomi Shihab Nye, Texas State University

Section 5 – Visual Arts

  • Kinshasha Holman Conwill, Smithsonian Institution
  • Arthur Jafa, Independent
  • Julie Mehretu, Independent
  • Jereldine Redcorn, Redcorn Pottery
  • Kirk Savage, University of Pittsburgh
  • Rosemarie Trockel (IHM), Independent
  • Deborah Willis, New York University Tisch School of the Arts
  • Mabel O. Wilson, Columbia University
  • Paul Zanker (IHM), German Archaeological Institute

Section 6 – Performing Arts

  • Hilton Als, The New Yorker; Columbia University School of the Arts
  • Terence O. Blanchard, Independent; University of California, Los Angeles
  • Terri Lyne Carrington, Berklee College of Music
  • Elisabeth Le Guin, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Ralph S. Lemon, Cross Performance, Inc.
  • Suzan-Lori Parks, New York University Tisch School of the Arts
  • Robbie Robertson, Independent

Section 1 – Journalism, Media, and Communications

  • Nikole Hannah-Jones, The New York Times
  • Maria L. Hinojosa, Futuro Media Group
  • Perri Klass, New York University
  • Michele L. Norris, The Washington Post; The Race Card Project
  • Jorge G. Ramos Ávalos, Univision Communications, Inc.
  • Kara Swisher, Vox Media, Inc.
  • Ginger L. Thompson, ProPublica
  • Lawrence Wright, The New Yorker

Section 2 – Business, Corporate, and Philanthropic Leadership

  • N. Anthony Coles, Cerevel Therapeutics; Yumanity Therapeutics
  • Mary Kay Henry, Service Employees International Union
  • Paula A. Kerger, Public Broadcasting Service
  • Ronald Kirk, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
  • David A. Moss, Harvard Business School
  • Hannah Rothschild (IHM), Rothschild Foundation
  • Howard D. Schultz, Schultz Family Foundation; Starbucks Corporation
  • Oprah Winfrey, Harpo, Inc.; Oprah Winfrey Network

Section 3 – Educational and Academic Leadership

  • Joy Connolly, American Council of Learned Societies
  • Michael M. Crow, Arizona State University
  • John W. Etchemendy, Stanford University
  • Katherine E. Fleming, New York University
  • Mary Dana Hinton, Hollins University
  • Kumble R. Subbaswamy, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • H. Holden Thorp, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Section 4 – Public Affairs and Public Policy

  • Kaye G. Husbands Fealing, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Lisa P. Jackson, Apple, Inc.
  • Rucker C. Johnson, University of California, Berkeley
  • James N. Mattis, Stanford University
  • Federica Mogherini (IHM), College of Europe
  • Rajiv J. Shah, The Rockefeller Foundation
  • Jennifer M. Welsh (IHM), McGill University
  • Paula Wolff, Illinois Justice Project

Section 5 – Scientific, Cultural, and Nonprofit Leadership

  • Steven J. Corwin, New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Jennifer Homans, New York University
  • Sandra Jackson-Dumont, Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
  • John G. Palfrey, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Kim Sajet, Smithsonian Institution
  • Peter L. Slavin, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Daniel H. Weiss, Metropolitan Museum of Art
From 1781 to 2020, members have written acceptance letters upon election.