William Maurer, Director of The Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion (IMTFI) and Dean of the School of Social Sciences, is named 2016 AAAS Fellow for noteworthy advances in the fields of law and economic anthropology, specifically in banking and the meaning of money in different cultures.
"Nine University of California, Irvine researchers in areas ranging from anthropology and psychology to computer science and biology have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.
'The AAAS plays an important role with the advancement of scientific research, education and outreach in the U.S.,' said Pramod Khargonekar, UCI vice chancellor for research. “These brilliant scientists – who represent a broad spectrum of academic pursuits – personify UCI’s research innovation and excellence, and we are proud of their achievements."
- Read the full article here: http://www.socsci.uci.edu/newsevents/news/2016/2016-11-21-aaas.php#sthash.l4jnnDH7.dpuf
- Save-the-Date: April 20-21, 2017. Maurer presenting at BEING MATERIAL: A symposium hosted by the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST)