Select Prizes and Awards to Members
Carol Anderson (Emory University) was selected as the 2022 winner of the Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize, given by Brandeis University.
Richard Baraniuk (Rice University) was elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Bonnie L. Bassler (Princeton University) is a co-recipient of the 2022 Wolf Prize in Chemistry.
Carolyn R. Bertozzi (Stanford University) is a co-recipient of the 2022 Wolf Prize in Chemistry.
Squire J. Booker (Pennsylvania State University) received the Hans Neurath Award from the Protein Society.
Susan L. Brantley (Pennsylvania State University) was elected a foreign associate of the French Academy of Sciences.
John Clarke (University of California, Berkeley) is a co-recipient of the Micius Quantum Prize, given by the Micius Quantum Foundation.
George Crabtree (Argonne National Laboratory) received the 2022 Energy Systems Award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Benjamin F. Cravatt III (Scripps Research Institute) is a co-recipient of the 2022 Wolf Prize in Chemistry.
Elizabeth Diller (Diller Scofidio + Renfro Architects) was awarded the 2022 Wolf Prize in Architecture.
James R. Downing (St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital) was elected to the 2022 Class of Fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research.
Jennifer L. Eberhardt (Stanford University) was awarded the 2022 Rockefeller University Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing about Science.
Joy Harjo (Tulsa, OK) received the 2022 Leadership Award in Poetry from the Academy of American Poets.
Stephen L. Hauser (University of California, San Francisco) is the recipient of the American Brain Foundation’s Scientific Breakthrough Award.
Mellody Hobson (Ariel Investments) received the 2022 Lincoln Leadership Prize, given by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation.
John P. Holdren (Harvard University) was awarded the National Academy of Sciences’ Public Welfare Medal.
Peter Hotez (Baylor College of Medicine) is the recipient of the 2022 Scientific Achievement Award of the American Medical Association.
Tony Hunter (Salk Institute for Biological Studies) received the 2022 AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research.
Sherrilyn Ifill (NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund) received the 2022 Radcliffe Medal from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
Sheila Jasanoff (Harvard Kennedy School) was awarded the 2022 Holberg Prize.
Leonard Kleinrock (University of California, Los Angeles) was named a 2022 Fellow of the Computer History Museum.
William F. Lee (Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, LLP) received the 2022 Harvard Medal.
Ruth Lehmann (Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research) is the recipient of the 2022 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science.
Jianguo “Jack” Liu (Michigan State University) received the Eminent Ecologist Award from the Ecology Society of America.
Phillip Lopate (Columbia University) is the recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Christopher Lightfoot Walker Award.
Glenn Loury (Brown University) was awarded the 2022 Bradley Prize, given by the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation.
Kenneth M. Ludmerer (Washington University in St. Louis) received the 2022 John C. Gienapp Award for Distinguished Service to Graduate Medical Education from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
George Lusztig (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) was awarded the 2022 Wolf Prize in Mathematics.
Michael Lynch (Arizona State University) was awarded the 2022 Genetics Society of America (GSA) Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal.
Ira Mellman (Genentech) is the recipient of the 2022 AACR-Cancer Research Institute Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology.
Michele Norris (The Washington Post) received the 2022 Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism, given by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School.
Sharon Olds (New York University) was awarded the 2022 Frost Medal by the Poetry Society of America.
Olufunmilayo Olopade (University of Chicago Medicine) is the recipient of the William L. McGuire Award and Lecture by the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz (University of California, Santa Cruz) received a Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring, given by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Science Foundation.
John A. Rogers (Northwestern University) received the 2022 Washington Award from the Western Society of Engineers and the Washington Award Commission.
J. Marshall Shepherd (University of Georgia) received the 2022 SEC Faculty Achievement Award for the University of Georgia. He was also named 2022 SEC Professor of the Year.
Theda Skocpol (Harvard University) was named a fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
Anna Deavere Smith (New York University) was awarded the Medal for Spoken Language from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Dennis Parnell Sullivan (City University of New York; Stony Brook University) was awarded the 2022 Abel Prize for Mathematics.
Esther Takeuchi (Stony Brook University) received the 2022 National Academy of Sciences’ Award in Chemical Sciences.
Colm Tóibín (Columbia University) was named Laureate for Irish Fiction by the Arts Council of Ireland. He was also awarded the Rathbones Folio prize for The Magician.
Sherry Turkle (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) received the Krauss Family Award in Memory of Simon & Shulamith (Sofi) Goldberg from the National Jewish Book Council for The Empathy Diaries: A Memoir.
Kara Walker (New York, NY) was awarded the Gold Medal for Graphic Art from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Oprah Winfrey (Harpo Productions, Inc.) was named the 2022 PEN/Faulkner Literary Champion.
Susan Ackerman (University of California, San Diego) was appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board of Tevard Biosciences.
Cynthia Barnhart (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) was appointed to the Board of Directors of MIT Technology Review.
Ian Baucom (University of Virginia) was appointed Executive Vice President and Provost of the University of Virginia.
May Berenbaum (Univer-sity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) was appointed a member of the U.S. President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science.
Nicholas Christakis (Yale University) was appointed to the Advisory Board of ProQuo AI.
Katherine E. Fleming (New York University) was named President and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust.
Kenneth C. Frazier (Merck) was appointed independent director of Eikon Therapeutics Inc.
Elena Fuentes-Afflick (University of California, San Francisco) was appointed Vice Dean of the UCSF School of Medicine at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.
Helene D. Gayle (The Chicago Community Trust) was appointed President of Spelman College.
Hugh Grant (St. Louis, MO) was appointed to the Board of Directors of Invaio Sciences, Inc.
Rachel Green (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine) was appointed Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of Alltrna.
Amy Gutmann (University of Pennsylvania) was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as U.S. Ambassador to Germany.
Lisa P. Jackson (Apple) was appointed to the President of the United States’ Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Gish Jen (Cambridge, MA) was elected to the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Board of Directors.
Laura Kiessling (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) was appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board of Exo Therapeutics, Inc.
George E. Lewis (Columbia University) was named Artistic Director of New York’s International Contemporary Ensemble.
M. Elizabeth Magill (University of Virginia) was named President of the University of Pennsylvania.
Juan Maldacena (Institute for Advanced Study) was appointed a member of the U.S. President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science.
Cora Marrett (University of Wisconsin-Madison) was appointed a member of the U.S. President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science.
Diane Mathis (Harvard Medical School) was appointed Chair of the Advisory Board of Abata Therapeutics.
Martha Minow (Harvard University) was elected Chair of the Board of Directors of The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Melissa Moore (Moderna Therapeutics) was appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board of Alltrna.
Penny Pritzker (PSP Partners) was elected Senior Fellow of the Harvard Corporation.
David M. Rubenstein (The Carlyle Group) was elected Chair of the University of Chicago’s Board of Trustees.
Pedro A. Sanchez (University of Florida) was appointed a member of the U.S. President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science.
Paul Schimmel (Scripps Research Institute) was appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board of Tevard Biosciences. He also joined the company’s Board of Directors.
J. Marshall Shepherd (University of Georgia) was appointed to the Advisory Board of the Tomorrow Companies Inc. (Tomorrow.io).
Ruth J. Simmons (Prairie View A&M University) was appointed to the President of the United States’ Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Mary Jo Salter (Johns Hopkins University). Zoom Rooms: Poems. Knopf, March 2022
Colm Tóibín (Columbia University). Vinegar Hill: Poems. Beacon Press, April 2022
Jonathan Galassi (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). School Days: A Novel. Other Press, April 2022
Kevin Young (National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution); art by Chioma Ebinama (Athens, Greece). Emile and the Field. Make Me a World, March 2022
Elizabeth Alexander (Andrew W. Mellon Foundation). The Trayvon Generation. Grand Central Publishing, April 2022
Margaret Atwood (Toronto, Canada). Burning Questions: Essays and Occasional Pieces, 2004 to 2021. Doubleday, March 2022
Ben S. Bernanke (Brookings Institution). 21st Century Monetary Policy: The Federal Reserve from the Great Inflation to COVID-19. W. W. Norton & Company, May 2022
David Clary (University of Oxford). Schrödinger in Oxford. World Scientific Publishing, March 2022
Jeremy Denk (New York, NY). Every Good Boy Does Fine: A Love Story, in Music Lessons. Random House, March 2022
Frans de Waal (Emory University). Different: Gender Through the Eyes of a Primatologist. W. W. Norton, April 2022
Michael Dine (University of California, Santa Cruz). This Way to the Universe: A Theoretical Physicist’s Journey to the Edge of Reality. Penguin Random House, February 2022
Geoff Dyer (Los Angeles, CA). The Last Days of Roger Federer: And Other Endings. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, May 2022
Lindy Elkins-Tanton (Arizona State University). A Portrait of the Scientist as a Young Woman. William Morrow, June 2022
Nancy Foner (City University of New York). One Quarter of the Nation: Immigration and the Transformation of America. Princeton University Press, February 2022
Bill Gates (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation). How to Prevent the Next Pandemic. Knopf, May 2022
Brian K. Hall (Dalhousie University) and P. Eckhard Witten (Ghent University). The Notochord: Development, Evolution, and Contributions to the Vertebral Column. CRC Press, April 2022
Eric Holder (Covington & Burling) with Sam Koppelman (New York, NY). Our Unfinished March: The Violent Past and Imperiled Future of the Vote – a History, a Crisis, a Plan. One World, May 2022
Anna Quindlen (New York, NY). Write for Your Life. Random House, April 2022
Steve Reich (New York, NY). Conversations. Hanover Square Press, March 2022
John Shattuck (Harvard University; Tufts University), Sushma Raman (Harvard University), and Mathias Risse (Harvard University). Holding Together: The Hijacking of Rights in America and How to Reclaim Them for Everyone. The New Press, May 2022
Colm Tóibín (Columbia University), ed. One Hundred Years of James Joyce’s “Ulysses.” Penn State University Press, May 2022
Kay WalkingStick (Easton, PA). “Mountains/Canyons/Clouds,” solo exhibition at Hales Gallery, New York, March 4–April 16, 2022; “Genesis/Violent Garden,” 1981, on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; “Salt River Canon” and “Wallowa Mountains Winter Memory” on display at the Chicago EXPO Art Fair, Chicago, IL, April 7–10, 2022; “#201 Hidden Acres,” “#203,” and “#204 Bear Claw” on display at the Dallas Art Fair, Dallas, TX, April 21–24, 2022.
We invite all Fellows and International Honorary Members to send notices about their recent and forthcoming publications, new appointments, exhibitions and performances, films and documentaries, and honors and prizes to email@example.com.