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Guyanese Professor John R. Rickford Awarded Highest Academic Honor in the U.S.A.

GUYANESE PROFESSOR AWARDED HIGHEST ACADEMIC HONOR IN THE U.S.A.

Prof. John Rickford

Guyanese-American Professor John R. Rickford of Stanford University was recently notified that he had been awarded one of the highest academic honors in the United States: Election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the oldest and most prestigious learned societies and independent policy research centers in the U.S., convening leaders from the academic, business, and government sectors to respond to the challenges facing—and opportunities available to—the nation and the world.

The Academy’s work is advanced by its elected members, who are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs from around the world.    Continue reading

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