Elected Fellows

Fellowship Rosette

A member whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications are scientifically or socially distinguished and who has been a continuous member for the four year period leading up to the year of nomination, may, by virtue of such meritorious contribution be elected a Fellow by the Council. Examples of areas in which nominees may have made significant contributions are research; teaching; technology; services to professional societies; administration in academe, industry, and government; and communicating and interpreting science to the public. Fellows are elected annually by the AAAS Council from the list of approved nominations from the Section Steering Groups.

Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor and all Fellows are expected to meet the commonly held standards of professional ethics and scientific integrity.

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Current members of AAAS who are also Fellows can be found by using the search boxes below.

Please note: This database only lists previously elected Fellows who remain active members of the Association. It is not a comprehensive list of all Fellows. If you do not see a name and would like to verify Fellow status, please contact the Executive Office by phone, 202-326-7030 or fellownomination@aaas.org.

Name Year Electedsort descending State/Province Country Primary Section Institutional Affiliation
Orland, Frank J 1954 IL United States Dentistry and Oral Health Sciences (Section R)
Paul, Ara G 1955 MI United States Pharmaceutical Sciences (Section S) Univ of Michigan
Nanney, David 1955 IL United States Biological Sciences (Section G)
Hungate, Frank 1955 ID United States Biological Sciences (Section G)
Webster, George 1956 FL United States Biological Sciences (Section G)
Carneiro, Robert L 1956 NY United States Anthropology (Section H) American Museum of Natural History
Laster, Richard 1956 NY United States Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources (Section O)
Claypool, L L 1956 CA United States Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources (Section O)
Baker, Houston 1956 MD United States Medical Sciences (Section N)
Lasser, Howard G 1956 VA United States Engineering (Section M)
Brim, Orville Gilbert 1957 FL United States Social, Economic, and Political Sciences (Section K)
Kincaid, Wilfred M 1957 MI United States Mathematics (Section A)
Thompson, George A 1957 CA United States Geology and Geography (Section E) Stanford Univ
Smith, Orin A 1957 NY United States Engineering (Section M)
Bartilucci, Andrew J 1957 NY United States Pharmaceutical Sciences (Section S)
Stathopoulos, George 1957 QC Canada Engineering (Section M)
Johnsen, Russell H 1957 FL United States Chemistry (Section C) Florida State Univ
Willard, Rodney E 1958 AZ United States Medical Sciences (Section N)
Appell, George 1958 ME United States Anthropology (Section H)
Merenda, Peter F 1958 RI United States Statistics (Section U)
Allen, Martin 1958 AZ United States Chemistry (Section C)
Fisher, Hans 1958 MA United States Biological Sciences (Section G)
App, Alva 1958 NC United States Biological Sciences (Section G)
Lieber, Wm 1958 CA United States Dentistry and Oral Health Sciences (Section R)
Epstein, Emanuel 1958 CA United States Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources (Section O) Univ of California Davis