American Academy of Arts & Sciences Announces 2019 Members Including Artist Mark Bradford, Scholar/Curator Kellie Jones, and Poet Elizabeth Alexander

Congratulations to Dr. Jones for being elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, in a class that includes Los Angeles-based artist Mark Bradford, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation president Elizabeth Alexander, and First Lady Michelle Obama. Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences honors excellence and convenes leaders from every field of human endeavor to examine new ideas, address issues of importance to the nation and the world, and work together “to cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest, honor, dignity, and happiness of a free, independent, and virtuous people.”

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