Professor Glen MacDonald, John Muir Memorial Chair and Distinguished Professor of Geography, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Following his election as Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences and Fellow of the American Geophysical Union, this caps off an amazing (and well deserved) Grand Slam year for Professor MacDonald.
Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of our country's oldest learned societies. Members contribute to Academy publications and studies of science, engineering, and technology policy; global security and international affairs; the humanities, arts, and education; and American institutions and the public good.
A total of 213 Fellows were elected this year, including 7 from UCLA. The full list may be viewed at the link below.
Congratulations!American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Newly Elected Fellows
American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting in San Francisco (April 2016) Awards Ceremony and Lunch honored a number of past and present members of UCLA Geography with prestigious awards. In alphabetical order they are –
- Dr. Audrey Kobayashi (graduate alum) AAG Presidential Achievement Award
- Dr. George Malanson (graduate alum) AAG Lifetime Achievement Award
- Dr. Richard Marston (graduate alum) Melvin G. Marcus Distinguished Career Award
- Dr. Linda Mearns (graduate alum) AAG Distinguished Scholarship Award
- Dr. Sophie Webber (current postdoc) Award for Best Dissertation in Economic Geography
Please join UCLA Geography in congratulating our distinguished AAG award winners.
Photo: of Drs. Malanson, Mearns and Marston.