American Academy of Arts and Sciences honour for IES fellows

Thursday 16 November 2017

Professor Sir Brian Vickers, distinguished senior fellow at the School of Advanced Study and senior research fellow at the Institute of English Studies (IES), who was elected as an American Academy of Arts and Sciences international honorary member in 2007, was admitted at this year's induction ceremony.

Other IES senior research fellows to have received this honour are Professor Isobel Armstrong (elected 2014), and Professor John Haffenden (elected 2017).

Sir Brian, one of the UK’s most distinguished Shakespearian scholars, joined the School in 2003. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and has written and edited more than 40 books, the most recent of which are, The One ‘King Lear and The Complete Works of John Ford, Volume II and III.