Laurence Steinberg elected as 2013 member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Laurence Steinberg, Distinguished University Professor and Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology at Temple University, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The Academy is one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies as well as a leading center for policy research. Since its founding in 1780, the academy has elected leading “thinkers and doers” from each generation, including George Washington and Benjamin Franklin in the 18th century, Daniel Webster and Ralph Waldo Emerson in the 19th and Albert Einstein and Winston Churchill in the 20th. The current membership includes more than 250 Nobel laureates and more than 60 Pulitzer Prize winners.