RSF-Affiliated Scholars elected to the National Academy of Sciences

April 28, 2021

L-R: Marianne Bertrand, David Card, Rachel E. Kranton, Thomas W. McDade, Diana C. Mutz

On April 26th, the National Academy of Sciences announced the election of 120 new members and 30 foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Included among the new members are five RSF-affiliated scholars – Marianne Bertrand, David Card, Rachel E. Kranton, Thomas W. McDade, and Diana C. Mutz – who have received RSF support for their research interests.

Marianne Bertrand (University of Chicago) is an RSF trustee and a member of the foundation’s Behavioral Economics Roundtable. David Card (University of California, Berkeley) is the recipient of several RSF research grants under our Future of Work program. He is co-editor of two RSF books, Immigration, Poverty, and Socioeconomic Inequality, and Public Policy and the Income Distribution. Rachel E. Kranton (Duke University) was an RSF visiting scholar in 1997-1998. Thomas W. McDade (Northwestern University) was co-editor of “Biosocial Pathways of Well-Being Across the Life Course,” an issue of RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences. Diana C. Mutz (University of Pennsylvania) is co-author of the RSF book The Obama Effect: How the 2008 Campaign Changed White Racial Attitudes, and the recipient of several research grants from the foundation.

RSF congratulates each of the new members on their election to the Academy.

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