Social Sciences Division
MIT Economics professor Heidi L. Williams explored the economic incentives behind cancer research in a lecture Wednesday.
The Economics department has been working with Psychology professor Mahzarin R. Banaji to recruit female faculty and faculty of color.
Professors and administrators are bracing for the potential elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
In total, 48 seniors will be inducted into the oldest undergraduate honor society in the United States, joining the 24 students selected last spring.
Students say lecturer Carlos E. Díaz Rosillo, who teaches the popular class Government 1359: “The Road to the White House,” has largely hidden his political leanings during his classes.
Government professor Danielle S. Allen was appointed a University Professor on Monday, the highest honor a Harvard faculty member can receive.
Professor Michèle Lamont explores the experiences with racism faced by five distinct ethnic groups spanning three cities on three continents in her latest book.
The vast majority of 115 academic dishonesty cases the College’s Honor Council heard last academic year occurred in courses offered in the Sciences Division or the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, according to the adjudicating body’s first-ever annual report.
The “top-up,” a supplement for Ph.D. students in Faculty of Arts and Sciences departments intended to equalize funding, has been a source of confusion for some students.
Economics professor Oliver Hart became the most recent in a long line of Harvard faculty members to earn the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, receiving the award in conjunction with MIT professor Bengt Holmström “for their contributions to contract theory."