Penelope Maddy, professor of logic & philosophy of science and of mathematics at UC Irvine, has been named a Distinguished Professor in recognition of her study of the philosophy of mathematics and logic and what justifies our most basic assumptions of mathematics. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and president of the International Association of Symbolic Logic. The Distinguished Professor title is reserved for senior faculty members who have achieved the highest levels of scholarship over the course of their careers.