Today, 58 social scientists were conferred as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences. This included Elizabeth Dowler, Emeritus Professor of Food and Social Policy, University of Warwick; Ann Marie Gray, Professor of Social Policy, Ulster University; and Peter Dwyer, Professor of Social Policy, University of York.
The FAcSS, upon making the announcement, stated:
”The new Fellows are drawn from academics, practitioners and policymakers across the social sciences. They have been recognised after an extensive peer review process for the excellence and impact of their work through the use of social science for public benefit.”
Announcing the conferment, Professor Roger Goodman FAcSS, Chair of the Academy said:
“Each new Fellow has made an outstanding contribution in their respective field and together they demonstrate the vital role played by social science in addressing some of our most pressing public issues.
Warmest congratulations to the new Fellows on behalf of the SPA executive!