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Shari S. Diamond Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 17, 2012,

ABF Research Professor Shari Seidman Diamond has been honored with election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for her influential contributions to empirical research on sentencing policy and jury procedures in the United States courts.

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center whose goals include "promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; fostering public engagement; and...mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers."

The Academy's current roster of elected members includes more than 250 Nobel laureates and more than 60 Pulitzer Prizes winner. Along with Prof. Diamond, the 2012 class includes such notable leaders as Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton, historian David W. Blight, and philanthropist Melinda F. Gates. Interested parties may view the complete list of 2012 inductees here.

The 2012 class will be inducted at a ceremony at the Academy’s headquarters in Cambridge, MA on October 6.

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