Profiles

Zhang & Boucher
Undergraduate Council

Catherine L. Zhang ’19 and Nicholas D. Boucher ’19

Armed with a list of 39 policy proposals, Zhang and Boucher say they’re ready to run the Undergraduate Council together.

Parth & Conor
Undergraduate Council

Conor Healy ’19 and Parth C. Thakker ’19

Running under the banner “Fix Harvard,” the two point to Healy’s outsider status and the radical nature of their proposals as an advantage.

John F. Manning
Harvard Law School

​A Dean for the Third Century

It will fall to John F. Manning '82, a textualist who clerked for former Associate Supreme Court Justice Antonin G. Scalia, to lead a school not known for its modesty.

Pedro Albizo Campos
Harvard Law School

Pedro Albizo Campos

Pedro Albizu Campos

Pedro Albizo Campos
Harvard Law School

Harvard and Homeland: Pedro Albizu Campos

At the time, Campos’s “insurrectionary activity” piqued the interest of Crimson reporters because he had just been arrested for his alleged involvement in an assassination attempt on President Truman.

Professor Jim Sidanius
Faculty

Jim Sidanius

Through his work at the Sidanius Lab, Jim Sidanius explores intersections of psychology and racism.

Professor Michael J. Puett
Faculty

Michael J. Puett

Michael Puett has three pieces of advice for Harvard students.

Professor Shiv S. Pillai
Faculty

Shiv S. Pillai

"In science, you are never done," says Shiv S. Pillai. "There is always something that’s not finished. The only way to survive in this type of field is to really enjoy the stuff you do, and to have fun with whatever comes out of it. "

Professor Jamaica Kincaid
Faculty

Jamaica Kincaid

These days, you'll probably find Jamaica Kincaid musing on Paradise Lost in her garden.

Professor Charmaine Nelson
Faculty

Charmaine Nelson

"I’m here at Harvard researching slavery in the regions that became Canada. The average Canadian doesn’t even realize transatlantic slavery happened in Canada," says Charmaine Nelson of her work. "Canadians got to that point through an erasure—we offload it onto the United States."

Professor Alex Krieger
Profiles

Alex Krieger

For Alex Krieger, architecture is personal. "It’s kind of nice to know that you helped improve the well being of a bunch of people, whether it’s a health care building, or a promenade, or a modest center for a private school in Cambridge," he says.

Professor Marjorie Garber
Profiles

Marjorie Garber

" Teaching a course is a matter of trying to find out where students’ interests are and presenting the material so that it catches fire for them," says Marjorie Garber. "That’s the thrill of it and the risk of it."

Professor Carla D. Martin
Profiles

Carla D. Martin

For Carla Martin, chocolate is a calling.

Professor Joshua W. Buckholtz
Faculty

Joshua W. Buckholtz

"I have an opportunity to tell a bunch of people things that they can carry with them for the rest of their lives, and maybe make their lives and the lives of the people around them a little bit easier," says Joshua W. Buckholtz. "What more could a professor ask for?

Professor Timothy P. McCarthy
Faculty

Timothy P. McCarthy

"I march and I rally, but I also teach and write," Timothy P. McCarthy says. "I do a lot of things that are in service to a larger resistance. I’m never particularly willing to accept the status quo. I’ve always been a rebel, a protestor, a rabble rouser."