Two Indiana University Bloomington faculty members — Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver and Curtis M. Lively — have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the oldest and most prestigious honorary societies in the United States.
Hmelo-Silver is a Distinguished Professor in the School of Education, the Barbara B. Jacobs Chair in Education and Technology, director of the Center for Research on Learning and Technology, and a professor of learning sciences. Lively is a Distinguished Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Biology.
“Professors Hmelo-Silver and Lively are among the world’s most exceptional scholars and thought leaders in their respective fields, and their selection for membership into one of the most prestigious honorary societies showcases their remarkable achievements,” IU President Pamela Whitten said. “We congratulate them on this tremendous honor and celebrate their contributions to IU, Indiana and the world.”