IoE Fellow Cathy Whitlock Elected to U.S. National Academy of Sciences

Dr. Cathy Whitlock

Dr. Cathy Whitlock, IoE Fellow and lead author of the 2017 Montana Climate Assessment, was elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences according to an announcement made on May 1st. Whitlock is the first scientist from a Montana institution to receive this honor, in which members are elected in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. From a press release published by MSU News:

"Throughout my career, I’ve been fortunate to have had inspiring and supportive mentors who encouraged me along the way, dynamic and engaging colleagues who have kept the science interesting and fun, and some of brightest graduate students anywhere,” Whitlock said. “Together, we’ve shared amazing moments of discovery, lots of challenging but unforgettable field experiences, and many moments of laughter."

Whitlock will be formally inducted into the U.S. National Academy of Sciences at their 2019 annual meeting next spring in Washington, D.C.

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