Faculty

College

Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition Sponsors Research Position

​A group of undergraduate and graduate students advocating an end to human trafficking and forced labor is teaming up with the Kennedy School to support a research analyst position that will study Harvard’s supply chain labor practices.​

Shaiba and Danny
Undergraduate Council

UC Leaders Present to Faculty Council on Final Club, Greek Org. Sanctions

​Undergraduate Council President Shaiba Rather ’17 and Vice President Daniel V. Banks ’17 fielded questions about campus discussions regarding final clubs and Greek organizations.

Sunstein's Star Wars
Books

Sunstein's Star Wars

Professor Cass R. Sunstein ’75 lectures on his new book, “The World According to Star Wars," which explores unanticipated movements in law, business, culture, and politics through a Star Wars lens.

Steph Burt: Out in Academia
Student Life

Faculty Offer Guidance on Being 'Out' in Academia

The panel comes in response to GSAS students’ calls for discussions about managing academic life while identifying as queer.

Professors' Kids Explain What Their Parents Do
College

Professors' Kids Explain What Their Parents Do

Religion

Pluralism Project Celebrates 25 Years of Researching Religious Diversity

Founded by professor Diana L. Eck, the organization marked its milestone with three days of panels and discussions last week.

Race

Stephen L. Carter Argues Slavery’s Effects on the Law

Yale Law School Professor Stephen L. Carter argued the relevance of slavery in the United States by addressing its impact on the law in the first installment of his W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture Series on Tuesday.

Matthew Hersch
History of Science

Knife-fighting and Cardboard Bazookas: A Conversation with Matthew Hersch

On the first day of class Hersch demonstrated how one might load a musket while riding a horse.

Louis Menand
FAS

English Prof. Louis Menand Receives National Humanities Medal

Harvard English professor and Pulitzer-winning writer Louis Menand will receive the National Humanities Medal for his writings on cultural history.

Statistics Concentrators Graph
College

Stat Department Sees Significant Growth in Recent Years

The Statistics Department has gone from 17 concentrators in 2008 to 199 as of December 2015.

University Hall
College

Faculty Council Discusses Final Club, Greek Org. Sanctions

Members of the Faculty Council discussed single-gender social organizations at their first two meetings of the semester in preparation for a likely Faculty of Arts and Sciences vote on whether to support a new College policy penalizing the groups.​

Farkas Hall
FAS

Theater, Dance, and Media Bolsters Program with More Courses

Theater, Dance & Media continues to grow in its second year as a concentration, offering the first dance technique course for credit, a collaboration with an internationally renowned director, and a new Asian American performance class.

Ali Asani
Faculty

Ali S. Asani

Asani views religious and cultural literacy as essential to the project of democracy.

Matthew Liebmann
Faculty

Matthew J. Liebmann

Compared to many other archaeologists’ work investigating thousands of years into the past, Liebmann’s focus on the archaeology of early Native American encounters with Europeans is practically breaking news.

Peter Galison
History of Science

Peter L. Galison

Galison’s teaching, like his many projects, focuses on the historical, philosophical, and ethical implications of science.