Profiles

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."

Professor Carla D. Martin
Faculty

Fifteen Professors of 2017: Carla D. Martin

Chocolate is Carla D. Martin's calling.

Sheehan D. Scarborough
Scrutiny

Soul on the Line: Sheehan D. Scarborough '07 and his Office of BGLTQ Student Life

Sheehan D. Scarborough '07 aims to make the Office of BLGTQ Student Life more intersectional, “expanding the notion of what a BGLTQ student looks like, what they believe, how they operate in the world.”

Matthew Hersch
Profiles

Matthew Hersch

15 Professors of the Year

15 Professors of the Year

From Robobee creators to Latino studies pioneers, these are FM's picks for the 15 Professors of the Year.

After Hours in Harvard Square
Harvard Square

After Hours in Harvard Square