Josh Weinhold | May 20, 2020
Agustín Fuentes, the Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Chair in Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers.
He is among more than 250 members of the 240th AAAS class, which includes singer-songwriter Joan Baez, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, and filmmaker Richard Linklater.
A prominent figure in the field of anthropology and a National Geographic explorer, Fuentes is interested in the roles of creativity and imagination in human evolution, multispecies anthropology, evolutionary theory and the structures of race and racism.
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