ISR affiliate Ethan Kross named AAAS fellow

April 18, 2024

Contact: Jon Meerdink ([email protected])

ANN ARBOR — Ethan Kross, Ph.D., a faculty associate at the Institute for Social Research’s Research Center for Group Dynamics (RCGD), has been named a 2023 fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Kross is one of twelve University of Michigan faculty and staff members to receive the honor, bestowed by AAAS to recognize “scientifically and socially distinguished achievements.”

Kross, a professor of psychology at the College of Literature, Sciences, and the Arts and a professor of management and organizations at the Ross School of Business in addition to his ISR appointment, researches how people can control their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to improve their lives. Some of his most noteworthy research includes a 2013 study on how Facebook use can predict a decline in subjective well-being among young adults.

The University of Michigan announced the full list of AAAS fellows on Thursday, April 18.

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