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
Carneiro, Robert L 1956 NY United States Anthropology (Section H) American Museum of Natural History
Webster, George 1956 FL United States Biological Sciences (Section G)
Laster, Richard 1956 NY United States Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources (Section O)
Johnsen, Russell H 1957 FL United States Chemistry (Section C) Florida State 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)
Tanner, Daniel 1958 NJ United States Education (Section Q)
Lieber, Wm 1958 CA United States Dentistry and Oral Health Sciences (Section R)
Steele, Richard O 1958 VT United States Chemistry (Section C)
Epstein, Emanuel 1958 CA United States Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources (Section O) Univ of California Davis
Scanu, Angelo M 1958 IL United States Biological Sciences (Section G)
Willard, Rodney E 1958 AZ United States Medical Sciences (Section N)
Manhold, John 1958 FL United States Medical Sciences (Section N)
Anderson, Elizabeth L 1958 MD United States Chemistry (Section C)
Appell, GEORGE N 1958 ME United States Anthropology (Section H)
App, Alva 1958 NC United States Biological Sciences (Section G)
Merenda, Peter F 1958 RI United States Statistics (Section U)
Allen, Martin 1958 AZ United States Chemistry (Section C)
Trumbore, Forrest A 1958 NJ United States Chemistry (Section C)
Fisher, Hans 1958 MA United States Biological Sciences (Section G)
Newton, Thomas W 1959 NM United States Chemistry (Section C)
Heller, William M 1959 FL United States Pharmaceutical Sciences (Section S)
Young, A T 1959 CA United States Astronomy (Section D)
Jelinek, Arthur J 1959 AZ United States Anthropology (Section H) Univ of Arizona