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Three from ASU elected AAAS Fellows

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Summary:

Two professors and the director of the government and industry liason office at Arizona State University have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The association this year recognized 376 individuals nationwide who played instrumental roles in promoting the sciences.

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Two professors and the director of the government and industry liason office at Arizona State University have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The association this year recognized 376 individuals nationwide who played instrumental roles in promoting the sciences.

William Kimbel, professor of natural history and the environment and science director of the Institute of Human Origins, was honored for his research on hominid evolution in Africa and the Middle East.

Jon Harrison, a physiology professor and associate director of facilities in the School of Life Sciences, was recognized for his research and his dedication to undergraduate teaching and advising. Harrison studies the ecological factors that affect insect behaviors and how those factors might have influenced insect evolution.

Levinson, who joined ASU in May 2005, was distinguished for her work related to science, technology, and policy. Prior to arriving at ASU, Levinson had been an assistant director of life sciences for the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President of the United States.


For more information:

"Trio receive AAAS Fellow honors," ASU News, 11/17/2005

American Association for the Advancement of Science