Karen Smith, the M.S. Keeler Professor of Mathematics, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is one of 252 extraordinary individuals with outstanding achievements in academia, the arts, business, government, and public affairs have been elected to the Academy this year. Election to the Academy recognizes extraordinary people who help solve the world’s most urgent challenges, create meaning through art, and contribute to the common good from every field, discipline, and profession.