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30th April 2010

Exonian elected to prestigious Fellowship

Professor Christopher Peacocke (1968, PPE) has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Professor Peacocke, who is Professor of Philosophy at UCL, said on the university’s website that he was “delighted and humbled” by his election.

The Academy is a centre for independent policy research and undertakes studies of complex and emerging problems. Its members include scholars and practitioners from many disciplines and professions, enabling it to conduct a wide range of interdisciplinary, long-term policy research. It was established in 1780 by John Adams and other US founding fathers.

Other new Foreign Honorary Members include Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and filmmaker and playwright Mike Leigh.

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