American Philosophical Society

Founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1743, the American Philosophical Society is the oldest learned society in the United States. It promotes excellence and useful knowledge in the sciences and humanities, with more than 1,000 members drawing from the fields of mathematics; the biological, physical and social sciences; the humanities; the arts; and other learned professions. The following UChicago faculty members are members of the Society:

The Arts, Professions, and Leaders in Public & Private Affairs

  • Rosanna Warren, 2015
  • Don Randel, 2002
  • Hanna Holborn Gray, 1981

Biological Sciences

  • Neil Shubin, 2017
  • Robert Haselkorn, 2014
  • Olufunmilayo Olopade, 2011
  • Donald F. Steiner, 2004
  • David M. Raup, 2002

Humanities

  • Lorraine Daston, 2017
  • Glenn Most, 2015
  • Anne W. Robertson, 2015
  • W.J.T. Mitchell, 2014
  • Wu Hung, 2012
  • Robert B. Pippin, 2009
  • Phillip Gossett, 2008
  • Michael Silverstein, 2008
  • Noel M. Swerdlow, 1988
  • Wendy Doniger, 1996
  • Martha Nussbaum, 1995
  • Martin E. Marty, 1994
  • David Bevington, 1986
  • Eric Hamp, 1980

Mathematical and Physical Sciences

  • Michael Turner, 2017
  • R. Stephen Berry, 2011
  • James W. Cronin, 1999
  • Leo P. Kadanoff, 1997
  • Stuart Rice, 1986

Social Sciences

  • Geoffrey Stone, 2010
  • James Heckman, 2008
  • Stephen Stigler, 2006
  • Hugo Sonnenschein, 2001
  • Robert E. Lucas, 1997
  • William McNeill, 1977