Terry McCabe, director of the Environment and Society Program was elected to be a 2020 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellow. He was elected due to his tremendous contributions to anthropology and his reseaach studying people's ability to adapt to arid rangelands in East Africa. AAAS fellows are elected each year by their peers who serve on the Council of AAAS, the organization's member-run governing body. This title recognizes important contributions to STEM disciplines, including pioneering research, leadership within a given field, teaching and mentoring, fostering collaborations, and advancing public understanding of science. The virtual ceremony will take place on February 13, 2021 and fellows will receive official certificates and rosette pins in gold and blue, colors symbolizing science and engineering. Read the full news article on the AAAS website as well as an article on CU's Arts and Sciences Magazine.
Article written by Ciara Coughlan, IBS Student Assistant, PoliSci '21