Prize Recipient

Andrew M. Sessler


"For his courageous leadership in the successful campaign on behalf of human rights for scientists in the Soviet Union as co-founder of the international organization “Scientists for Sakharov, Orlov and Sharansky” (SOS). For his leadership during a critical period of the APS’s Committee for the International Freedom of Scientists. And for his patient, thoughtful and motivational interaction with students and younger colleagues, and his many acts of personal generosity toward his fellow workers"