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Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, 12:01 a.m.
 

Justine Cassell

Noteworthy: Named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a distinction presented to people who demonstrate scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

Age: 52

Residence: Highland Park

Family: Single

Occupation: Charles M. Geschke Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Institute in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University.

Education: Bachelor's degree in comparative literature, Dartmouth College, N.H., 1982; degrees in literature and linguistic theory, Universite de Besancon, France, 1981; master's degree in linguistics, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, 1984; doctorates in linguistics and psychology, University of Chicago, 1990.

Quote: “I have to say that this is one honor that's really meaningful to me because I think the AAAS plays an essential role in America, to ensure the general public recognizes the importance of science and understands the impact of scientific discoveries.”

— Andrew Conte

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