Congratulations Professor Erika Lee!
Today, we have very exciting news to share: History professor Erika Lee, whose specialties include 20th Century United States, Asian-American, Immigration, and American West, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences!
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the oldest learned societies in the United States. Founded in 1780, the Academy is dedicated to honoring excellence and leadership, working across disciplines and divides, and advancing the common good. She will be joining other Academy members such as Benjamin Franklin, Margaret Mead, and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Congratulations, Erika! We are so #UMNProud of you!
You can find the full list of newly elected members here: https://www.amacad.org/new-members-2020