Alta Charo
Alta Charo

Alta Charo is among six University of Wisconsin-Madison scholars who have earned a lifetime distinction as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Charo, the Warren P. Knowles Professor of Law and Bioethics, was selected for her influential work on bioethics and public policy, including outstanding scholarship incorporating ideas and research from philosophy, law, biology and the social and behavioral sciences.

The honor, dating back to 1874, is bestowed annually on members of AAAS who are nominated by their peers and recognized for their efforts to advance science and society.

This year, 489 members were named AAAS Fellows. Each is expected to maintain the highest standards of scientific integrity and professional ethics. New fellows will be formally announced in the journal Science on Nov. 27 and, on Feb. 13, 2021, they will be inducted during a virtual Fellows Forum ceremony.

The UW-Madison scholars who, along with Charo, were named AAAS fellows in 2020 include:

Read the full announcement about AAAS's 2020 class of fellows.

Submitted by Law School News on November 24, 2020

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