The American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects eight New York University colleges as fellows for 2022

Christina M It focuses on the biological mechanisms of memory, with particular attention to identifying and characterizing the biological mechanisms that accompany the formation, storage, and retrieval of long-term memory. Her recent research has shown how early life experiences have an impact on the biological and functional development of the brain, and revealed how learning and memory abilities can vary, depending on the nature of these individual experiences.

Richard RW Brooks, Professor of Law Emilie M. Bullowa, focuses his scholarship on contracts and agency, among other forms of business and social organization. Brooks has published numerous books and articles analyzing behavior from the perspectives of economics, custom, and law. His latest book, Saving the Neighborhood: Covenants, Law, and Racially Restricted Social Mores (Harvard University Press), co-authored by Carol Rose, examines the history and enduring legacy of racially bound property agreements (or racial covenants), which the Supreme Court has ruled unenforceable in 1948.

Oscar Eustice, Professor in the Department of Playwriting at the Tisch School of the Arts, Rita and Burton Goldberg, and Artistic Director of Public Theater. Dedicated to developing new plays as a director and producer, Eustis directed the New York premiere of Rinne Groff’s The Ruby Sunrise and Hamlet as well as Groff’s Compulsion with Mandy Patinkin, all in public. His directorial credits include Paula Vogel’s world premiere The Long Christmas Ride Home and Homebody/Kabul as well as Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Curricula and Angels in America, Part Two: Perestroika.

cherry ice, Dean and Professor of Public Service at New York University’s Robert Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, who conducts research on health policy reform and mental health care policy. Her published work includes The Chronic Condition: Why Health Reform Failed (Harvard University Press) and Better but not good: mental health policy in the United States since 1950 (Johns Hopkins University Press), co-authored with Richard Frank.

Robert I Grossman He served as CEO of NYU Langone Health and Dean of the New York University School of Medicine, which was Renamed in his honor in 2019 As New York University Grossman School of Medicine, since 2007. In his tenure, he led an initiative to provide Tuition-free medical education for all current and future students in her MD degree program and nurturing a new approach to medical education, which emphasizes clinical training from the beginning of medical school and includes Three-year MD program. Recently, Grossman has been the driving force behind the creation of New York University Long Island School of Medicineoffers full scholarships with a three-year accelerated curriculum dedicated exclusively to the training of primary care physicians.

Fred Mutin, professor in the Department of Performance Studies at the Tisch School of the Arts, teaches courses and conducts research in black studies, performance studies, poetry, and critical theory. His published works include On Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition (University of Minnesota Press), three-volume theoretical dissertation, Agree not to be a solitary being (Duke University Press), and Triple feeling (Messaging machine versions).

Salman Rushdiewho joined the faculty at the Carter Institute of Journalism in 2015, and is the author of several novels, including golden houseAnd Two years, eight months, and twenty-eight nightsAnd GrimusAnd midnight kidsAnd ShameAnd Satanic VersesAnd Aaron and the sea of ​​storiesAnd Mor’s last sighAnd the earth under her feetAnd very angryAnd clown ShalimarAnd The witch of FlorenceAnd Luca and the fire of lifeAnd Quichot.

Bambi bA linguistic anthropologist, she studies the interlocking dynamics of cultural and linguistic change and the factors that drive that change, including evolution, generations, and social history. Her published work includes Gaining proficiency in conversation (Routledge and Keegan Paul), co-authored with Elinor Ochs, Giving and Taking Everyday Life: Language, the Socialization of Kaloli’s Children (Cambridge University Press), and language ideologies (Oxford University Press), jointly with Catherine Woolard and Paul Croskritty.

AAAS members included: Benjamin Franklin (1781), Alexander Hamilton (1791), Ralph Waldo Emerson (1864), Maria Mitchell (1848), Charles Darwin (1874), Albert Einstein (1924), Robert Frost (1931), Margaret Mead ( 1948), Milton Friedman (1959), Martin Luther King Jr. (1966), Antonin Scalia (2003), Judy Woodruff (2012), John Legend (2017), Feet Than Nguyen (2018), James Fallows (2019) and Joan Baez ( 2020) and Sanjay Gupta (2021).

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