Naomi Ellemers elected to British Academy

Professor of Social and Organisational Psychology Naomi Ellemers has been elected to the British Academy for the Humanities and the Social Sciences as Corresponding Fellow. Ellemers: 'It’s a real honour, and I’m very pleased.'

Chosen by their peers

Prof. Naomi Ellemers, PhD

Prof. Naomi Ellemers, PhD

The British Academy is an independent national academy of Fellows elected for their eminence in research and publications. The Academy is the UK's expert body that supports and speaks for the humanities and social sciences. The Fellows are affiliated to one of the eighteen broad disciplinary groupings. The new members, 59 in total, all chosen by their peers, were elected on 17 July. 

The British Academy has three categories of members: 

  • Fellows, all of whom were residents of Great Britain at the time of their election (900)

  • Corresponding Fellows, resident abroad at the time of their election (300) 

  • Honorary Fellows (21)


The Academy currently has three Dutch Corresponding Fellows; besides Ellemers, two professors from the University of Amsterdam are also Fellows.


(18 July 2014)

Last Modified: 23-07-2014