Psychological Scientist Elected to Royal Irish Academy

APS Fellow J.A. Scott Kelso of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) recently was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy, Ireland’s leading body of experts in sciences and humanities. Membership is awarded to individuals who have made significant contributions to education and research.

Kelso is one of five honorary members of the Academy. Honorary membership is given to academics who had made major international contributions to their discipline but live outside of Ireland. Kelso grew up in Derry, Island.

Kelso holds the Glenwood and Martha Creech Eminent Scholar Chair in Science in FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, where he studies neuroimaging, behavioral methods, and dynamic modeling to understand the brain from multiple levels, including cells to cognition and social behavior.

He has won several prestigious awards and is also an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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