Professor Kelly Russell elected Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America

October 18, 2016

This honor is bestowed every year upon only ~10 scientists worldwide who have contributed significantly to the advancement of mineralogy, crystallography, geochemistry and petrology. Kelly was awarded for “admirably holding the banner of petrological approach to the understanding of the Earth”, for being “a constant force on the Canadian, American and European scene where his name and contributions are recognized by the vast majority of practicing petrologists”, and for “his unique combination of enthusiasm, rigor and selflessness” in science.