Prof. Dwight Read named fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Dwight Read has been elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Read, a distinguished professor emeritus in the Department of Anthropology and the Department of Statistics, has been selected for distinguished contributions to the field of anthropology and statistics, particularly for the application of mathematics and statistics to anthropological modeling, theory, and practice. He has published extensively on the use of mathematical models in biological anthropology, archaeology and social/cultural anthropology. Read is currently writing a book presenting the new paradigm he has developed that naturally leads to an algebraic representation of the structural logic underlying the kinship terminology systems fundamental to human societies.