PBS Professor Leda Cosmides elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 19, 2023

Distinguished UCSB Psychological and Brain Sciences Professor Leda Cosmides has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS). Founded in 1780, the AAAS honors excellence and convenes leaders across disciplines to “examine new ideas, address issues of importance to the nation and the world, and work together to cultivate every art and science which may advance the interest, honor, dignity, and happiness of a free, independent, and virtuous people.”

The Academy’s current members represent today’s innovative thinkers in every field, and include more than two hundred and fifty Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners. Distinguished past members include George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John F. Kennedy and Margaret Mead.

Big congratulations, Professor Cosmides!


Learn more here: https://www.amacad.org/news/2023-member-announcement

For a full list of the newly elected AAAS members, see here: https://www.amacad.org/new-members-2023