Senior social scientists honoured

December 31, 2015

Six senior social scientists, Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences, have been recognized in the 2016 New Year Honours for their contributions to social science and to public life:

  • Professor Dame Henrietta Moore DBE FAcSS, Director, Institute for Global Prosperity and Chair, Culture, Philosophy and Design, University College London. For services to Social Sciences.
  • Professor Dame Til Wykes DBE FAcSS, Vice-Dean of Psychology and Systems Sciences and Professor of Clinical Psychology and Rehabilitation, King’s College London. For services to Clinical Psychology.
  • Professor Paul Boyle CBE FAcSS, lately Chief Executive, Economic and Social Research Council and President and Vice Chancellor, University of Leicester. For services to Social Science.
  • Professor Linda McDowell CBE FAcSS, Professor of Human Geography, University of Oxford. For services to Geography and Higher Education.
  • Fran Bennett OBE FAcSS, Senior Research and Teaching Fellow, Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford. For services to Social Science.
  • Professor Paul Ellis White DL OBE FAcSS, Lately Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Sheffield. For services to Higher Education.

Full honours list here [pdf]