American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects Four NYU Faculty as 2023 Fellows
April 19, 2023
This year's selections drawn from Arts & Science, Abu Dhabi, and the Tisch School of the Arts.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has elected four New York University faculty as 2023 fellows: Marisa Carrasco, a professor in the Department of Psychology and Center for Neural Science; Paula England, dean of social science at NYU Abu Dhabi; Pamela Newkirk, a professor in the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute; and Richard Schechner, a professor emeritus at the Tisch School of the Arts.
“With the election of these members, the Academy is honoring excellence, innovation, and leadership and recognizing a broad array of stellar accomplishments,” said David Oxtoby, president of the American Academy. “We hope every new member celebrates this achievement and joins our work advancing the common good.”
Among the other 269 academy members elected this year are the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Gustavo Dudamel, author and journalist Michael Lewis, musical theater composer, actor, director, and producer Lin-Manuel Miranda, writer, director, and producer Shonda Rhimes, and actress and producer Michelle Yeoh.