Professor Nader Tehrani elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
POSTED ON: April 21, 2023
Nader Tehrani, professor of architecture, was one of American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ 2023 electees. The honorary society, which was founded in 1780, annually draws new members from academia, the arts, industry, policy, research, and science. Professor Tehrani was selected for his work in the visual arts.
When announcing this year’s new members, Academy President David W. Oxtoby said, “With the election of these members, the Academy is honoring excellence, innovation, and leadership and recognizing a broad array of stellar accomplishments.”
Tehrani joins a distinguished group of individuals elected to the Academy before him, including Benjamin Franklin (elected 1781), Charles Darwin (1874), Margaret Mead (1948), Martin Luther King, Jr. (1966), M. Temple Grandin (2016), and Viet Thanh Nguyen to name a few.