The APS is pleased to announce the election of its 2019 class of New Members. Today the Society has 1,013 elected members, 845 resident members and 168 international members from more than two dozen foreign countries.
Chaired by Mark Thompson, CEO of The New York Times Company, the public keynote on June 13 will ask leaders from international learned academies to share their views about the current state and future prospects of science, research, and scholarship.
At the American Philosophical Society Museum, visitors will see exhibitions drawn from the Society’s renowned collections that trace American history and science from the Founding Fathers to the digital age.
The American Philosophical Society is the oldest learned society in the United States. Founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1743, it continues its mission of "promoting useful knowledge" through research, fellowships, and public outreach.