13 Oct 2023

BAM Member Prof Paresh Wankhade Elected as Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS)

We are delighted to see that BAM Member, Prof Paresh Wankhade, Professor of Leadership and Management at Edge Hill University, UK has been conferred with Fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences. FAcSS is conferred on leading academics and practitioners in the social sciences who have also made a contribution to wider social science.

The full list of new Fellows can be accessed here.

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 the public benefit.

The Academy is composed of 1500 individual Fellows47 Learned Societies and a number of affiliates, together representing nearly 90,000 social scientists. Fellows are distinguished scholars and practitioners from academia and the public and private sectors. Most Learned Societies in the social sciences in the UK are represented within the Academy. The Campaign for Social Science is the outward-facing, advocacy voice of the Academy of Social Sciences.

It promotes research, publishess learned material, distributes information, organises workshops and events, and contributes to public debates on issues affecting the social sciences. The Academy also respondss to Government and other consultations on behalf of the social science community, and sponsor a number of schemes that promote social science and enhance its value to society. Its focus is multidisciplinary and encompasses both theoretical and applied work