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Dr. Virginia J. Vitzthum Honored as AAAS Fellow

In December, Kinsey Institute Senior Scientist and Professor of Anthropology Dr. Virginia J. Vitzthum was elected a Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest scientific society. Dr. Vitzthum was one of a record 10 Indiana University faculty selected as a fellow.

Dr. Vitzthum was recognized by the AAAS membership, "for distinguished contributions to anthropology, particularly for evolutionary models of women's reproductive function and for international work bridging science and policy."

Congratulations Dr. Vitzthum!

More about AAAS Fellows, from IU Home Pages:

"The tradition of AAAS Fellows began in 1874.

AAAS includes 262 affiliated societies and academies of science, serving 10 million individuals. Science magazine has the largest paid circulation of any peer-reviewed general science journal in the world, with an estimated total readership of 1 million. The nonprofit AAAS (www.aaas.org) is open to all and fulfills its mission to "advance science and serve society" through initiatives in science policy, international programs, science education and more."

KI Director of Library and Archives Liana Zhou and Dr. Virginia J. Vitzthum at IU faculty recognition event.


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