Professor Carolyn Merchant elected a Fellow of the AAAS

December 14, 2011

Professor Carolyn Merchant has been named a 2011 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science.

Professor Merchant was named for her distinguished contributions to the field of history and philosophy of science, particularly for the history of the scientific revolution and gender and science.

This honor is bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers in recognition of their distinguished efforts to advance science or its application. The list of 2011 fellows will appear in the Dec. 23 issue of Science.