Social scientists honoured

June 19, 2017

Eight Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences have been recognised in the 2017 Birthday Honours List for their contributions in various academic and professional fields, from tackling climate change and research into end of life care, to education and services to vulnerable people.

Roger Goodman, Chair of the Academy of Social Sciences, said:

“We are delighted to see such distinguished Fellows recognised in the 2017 Birthday Honours. This demonstrates the indispensable contribution made by social scientists to public life, both in their ability to inform policy for public benefit, as well as in addressing some of our most pressing societal issues.

“Congratulations to all. These awards are well deserved.”

The full list of Fellows honoured:

  • Professor the Lord Stern FAcSS, Companion of Honour. For services to economics, international relations and tackling climate change
  • Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli FAcSS, for services to economics and higher education
  • Professor Dame Teresa Marteau DBE FAcSS, for services to public health
  • Professor Jonathan Gershuny CBE FAcSS, for services to the social sciences and sociology
  • Professor Shamit Saggar CBE FAcSS for services to social science and public policy
  • Professor Suzy Braye OBE FAcSS, for services to vulnerable people
  • Professor David Clark OBE FAcSS, for services to education in Dumfries and Galloway and research into end of life care
  • Professor Erica Haimes OBE FAcSS, for services to social science

Other prominent social scientists recognised in the 2017 Birthday Honours include:

  • Melissa Leach CBE, for services to the social sciences
  • Professor John Halstead Hardman Moore CBE, for services to economics
  • Professor Pamela Jane Taylor CBE, for services to forensic psychiatry
  • Sital Singh Dhillon OBE, for services to higher education
  • Professor Emily Jackson OBE, for services to higher education
  • Professor Colin Mellors OBE, for services to economic development in Yorkshire
  • Tracey Brown OBE, for services to science

View full Birthday Honours lists on gov.uk