RSF trustee Nicholas Lemann (Columbia University) and grantee Raj Chetty (Harvard University) have been elected along with three other distinguished scholars as 2019 Fellows of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS). Since 2000, the AAPSS has selected a new cohort of Fellows each year for their contributions to society through research and public service. The five 2019 Fellows will officially join the Academy in a ceremony to be held in October 2019.
Lemann is the Joseph Pulitzer II and Edith Pulitzer Moore Professor of Journalism and Dean Emeritus of the Columbia University School of Journalism. He is currently Vice Chair of RSF’s board of trustees and the co-organizer of RSF’s Social Science Summer Institute for Journalists. Chetty is the William A. Ackman Professor of Public Economics at Harvard University and the recipient of multiple grants from the foundation.