The American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) recently announced the selection of 213 new members, including Professor Sandra E. Greene. Membership in the academy is offered to leaders in the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, arts, business, public affairs, and the nonprofit sectors. The academy was founded in 1780. Members have included Margaret Meade and Martin Luther King Jr. The current membership includes more than 250 Nobel Prize winners.
Sandra E. Greene is a professor of history at Cornell University. A graduate of Kalamazoo College in Michigan, she holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Dr. Greene is the author numerous books and articles, most recently West African Narratives of Slavery Texts from Late 19th and early 20th Century Ghana (Indiana University Press, 2011); and Slave Owners of West Africa: Decision Making in the Age of Abolition (Indiana University Press, 2017)
For more information, please see the article in The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education.