SFI External Professor Steven A. Frank was among 180 artists, scientists, scholars, authors, and leaders inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on October 6. Frank is a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at UC Irvine.
Founded in 1780, the American Academy is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious learned societies. As an independent research center it draws from its members’ expertise to conduct studies in science and technology policy, global security, the humanities and culture, social policy, and education.
Scientists joining Frank as new inductees included Stanford University physicist Philip Bucksbaum, University of Oregon volcanologist Katharine Cashman, Princeton University astrophysicist David Spergel, cancer researchers Tyler Jacks of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Brian Druker of Oregon Health and Science University, and Yale University geneticist Richard Lifton.
See the alphabetical list of inductees
See the list of inductees by discipline
Read about Frank's paper series on natural selection in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology
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