Sociology Faculty Member Named 2012 AAAS Fellow

Dean Melvin Oliver has been awarded the major distinction of Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). 

The honor is in recognition of Dean Oliver's distinguished contributions to the scholarly foundations and development of the asset-building field in social policy through stellar administrative leadership in philanthropy and higher education.

Melvin Oliver is the SAGE Sara Miller McCune Dean of Social Sciences and Executive Dean of the College of Letters and Science.

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