Catia is among 73 leading UK social scientists who have been conferred the award of Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences this Autumn. Fellows are elected for their contributions to research, and for their application of social science to policy, education, society and the economy.
The Academy of Social Sciences is the national academy of academics, learned societies and practitioners in the social sciences. Its mission is to promote social science in the United Kingdom for public benefit. The Academy is composed of approximately 1400 individual Fellows, 46 Member Learned Societies, and a number of affiliates. Together, this body of organisations is a community of some 90,000 social scientists. Academy Fellows are leading professional social scientists from academia and the public and private sectors. The Campaign for Social Science is an integral part of the Academy.