Matthew T. Lowe

Higher Education

Teaching Without Tenure: The Lecturer's Role in a Harvard Education

The document states that 61 percent of enrollments across FAS were taught by ladder faculty in 2008. Non-ladder faculty—which the report defines as lecturers, preceptors, and professors of the practice—taught 29 percent of enrollments, while the remaining 10 percent were taught by visiting faculty, professors emeriti, and professors from other Harvard schools.

Pinker, Conley, Sterritt Read 'If You Give a Mouse a Cookie'
College

Distracted? Pinker, Conley, Sterritt Read 'If You Give a Mouse a Cookie'

Psychology professor Steven Pinker, Kirkland House Master Tom C. Conley, and College Dean for Administration D. E. Lorraine Sterritt read "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" by Laura Numero.

FAS

Pinker, Conley, Sterritt Read 'If You Give a Mouse a Cookie'

FAS

Report Reviews Female Professors

The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity included the first-ever historical overview of the role of tenured women professors across Harvard University in its 2011 Annual Report.

Crime

Economics Nobel Laureate Eric Maskin Returning to Harvard

After spending the last 10 years teaching and conducting research at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J., economics professor and Nobel laureate Eric S. Maskin ’72 will return to Harvard in the spring.

College

Knocking on the Ivory Tower WGS Seeks a Department

Twenty-five years after the founding of the Committee on Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Committee members say the next step for WGS at Harvard is to become a full-fledged department.

FAS

FAS Increases Faculty Searches

Faculty searches in a number of Social Sciences departments are increasing, allowing the departments to hire junior faculty and fill positions vacated by retiring faculty members.

College

WGS Fosters Community

As one of the College’s smallest concentrations approaches its 25th anniversary, the concentration still finds itself battling misconceptions about its nature.

Theda Skocpol
Politics

Skocpol Peels Away Tea Party Stereotypes in New Book

Skocpol and Williamson traveled across the country conducting interviews, attending public rallies, and sitting in on private Tea Party meetings to peel back stereotypes associated with the movement.

Psychology

Violence Decreasing, Pinker Says

Pinker's latest book, argues that the last few decades have been the most peaceful in human history and examines this development from a psychological perspective.

Clubs

Speak Out Loud

Government

Government Department to Launch Review

A committee of five Government faculty members will conduct a comprehensive review of the undergraduate concentration, the second largest at the College, this semester.

FAS

Office Hours: Andrew Berry

Mankiw, Dingman, Ager Read 'Goodnight Moon'
FAS

Can't Sleep? Mankiw, Dingman, Ager Read 'Goodnight Moon'

Our neighbors at Fifteen Minutes Magazine have come up with a solution for insomnia. Check out this video where Professor of Economics N. Gregory Mankiw, Dean of Freshmen Thomas A. Dingman '67, and Lecturer on Sociology David L. Ager read "Goodnight Moon" by Margaret Wise Brown.

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Mankiw, Dingman, Ager Read 'Goodnight Moon'

Adventures in Separation and Spain
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Adventures in Separation and Spain

Dare to Dye
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Dare to Dye

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Dos Besos

A World Cup Malcontent
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A World Cup Malcontent