Dana Robert Inducted into American Academy of Arts and Sciences

in Alumni/ae News, Faculty and Students Honors and Awards, News
October 9th, 2018

October 2018 – Truman Collins Professor of World Christianity and History of Mission, and Director of the Center for Global Christianity and Mission, Dr. Dana L. Robert was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences this weekend. Dr. Robert’s selection was in 2017, but her official induction was postponed until this year due to her 2017 sabbatical stay in Germany.

With this induction, Dr. Robert joins the fine company of other extraordinary scholars at Boston University. The following people have been honored by induction into AAAS in the past. This induction remains a stellar honor since the founding of AAAS in 1780 by John Adams and James Bowdoin: 

Theology and Ministerial Practice
Edwin Prince Booth
George Croft Cell
Albert Knudson
Robert Nelson
Walter Muelder
Howard Thurman

Edgar Brightman

Philosophy and Religious Studies
Paula Fredriksen
Dana Robert

Dana Robert induction ceremony

Dr. Dana Robert is pictured here with her son Sam, who attended the induction ceremony for his mother over the weekend.