Six Columbia professors have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, joining some of the world’s most accomplished leaders from academia, the arts, public policy, and research in one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies.
“We are celebrating a depth of achievements in a breadth of areas,” said David Oxtoby, president of the American Academy. “These individuals excel in ways that excite us and inspire us at a time when recognizing excellence, commending expertise, and working toward the common good is absolutely essential to realizing a better future.”
Panagiota Daskalopoulos is a mathematics professor whose research involves partial differential equations and geometric analysis. Honors and awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Sloan Fellowship.
Thomas A. DiPrete is the Giddings Professor of Sociology, co-director of Columbia’s Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP), and a faculty member of the Columbia Population Research Center.