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Littauer Center
Economics

Decorated Economist Raj Chetty Returns to Harvard

Chetty, a recipient of a 2012 MacArthur “genius grant” and the prestigious John Bates Clark Medal, will return to Harvard this summer after three years at Stanford University.

Dean Martha L. Minow
Harvard Law School

Martha Minow Named University Professor

Minow, who served as Law School Dean from 2009 to 2017, will begin her appointment on July 1. She succeeds Laurel T. Ulrich, who is retiring on June 30, as 300th Anniversary University Professor.

Professor Margo Seltzer '83 Reflects
FAS

Professor Margo Seltzer '83 Reflects

Christopher W. Stubbs
Sciences Division

Christopher W. Stubbs

Physics and Astronomy professor Christopher W. Stubbs will assume the role of interim dean of science in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on July 1.

Christopher Stubbs
Sciences Division

Christopher Stubbs

Physics and Astronomy professor Christopher W. Stubbs will assume the role of interim dean of science in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on July 1.

Christopher Stubbs
Sciences Division

Christopher Stubbs Appointed Interim Dean of Science in FAS

Stubbs will be the second ever administrator in the role. His predecessor, Geophysics professor Jeremy Bloxham, became the inaugural holder of the position in 2007.

University Provost Alan Garber
Faculty

University Provost Alan Garber

A Tale of Two Larrys
Faculty

A Tale of Two Larrys

But for all of Bacow’s and Summers’s differences and similarities, one element will likely remain as constant for the second Larry as it did for the first: an attentive Faculty eager to push the boundaries of its governing power.

Corporatization of Harvard
Faculty

The Age of the Corporation

As the aftershocks of the Corporation’s decision continue to reverberate through campus, and as a former Corporation member prepares to take Harvard’s top job, some wonder whether the University is entering a new era: the age of the Corporation.

Aging Faculty Illustration
Race

No Room For New Blood: Harvard’s Aging Faculty

While older professors bring years of experience to the classroom and are often sought out as mentors, when hiring budgets are tight, they can also preclude younger academics from finding a foothold at the University.

Harvard Affiliates Working for Trump
Politics

Breaking With 'Tradition,' Harvard Faculty Avoid Trump Administration

The distaste is mutual. Harvard faculty don’t want to work for Trump—and the administration likely doesn’t want to elevate academic elites.

Margo Seltzer
FAS

Margo Seltzer, the 'Soul' of SEAS, Leaves Legacy

In addition to setting firsts herself, Seltzer advocated for other women in the field and worked to improve the confidence of and retention rates for female students in Computer Science.

Aging Faculty Illustration
Faculty

Aging Faculty Illustration

Littauer Portraits
Economics

In Short Supply: Women in the Economics Department

Many graduate students and faculty applaud these efforts for adding needed diversity to the department and improving departmental climate, some female department affiliates say it remains a challenge to constitute a minority in their field.

Henry Louis Gates
FAS

Rebuilding African and African American Studies

Over the course of the nineties, Harvard’s Afro-American Studies department put itself on the map primarily by increasing faculty recruitment.

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