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April 28, 2016

2 profs elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

James F. Woodward, distinguished professor of history and philosophy of science, and poet Terrance A. Hayes, professor of English, are among 176 new fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Woodward is among eight 2016 fellows elected to the Humanities and Arts philosophy and religious studies section. Hayes is among six 2016 fellows elected to the Humanities and Arts literature section.

Founded in 1780, the academy is among the nation’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers. The group’s 4,600 fellows and 600 foreign honorary members include accomplished scholars, scientists, writers and artists and civic, business and philanthropic leaders.

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