November 2016
Elizabeth Loftus, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Social Behavior and Criminology, Law and Society, has
been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general
scientific society. She is recognized for her significant contributions to social psychology, particularly human memory and
its application to legal proceedings, and for dedicated service to AAAS on its board of directors. She joins eight University of California, Irvine researchers for this honor.