R. Shankar (John Randolph Huffman Professor of Physics) has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The American Academy serves the nation as a champion of scholarship, civil dialogue, and useful knowledge. As one of the country’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers, the Academy convenes leaders from the academic, business, and government sectors to respond to the challenges facing the nation and the world. Click here to see the list of other elected members. Click here for YaleNews story.