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Committee on Graduate Education

The Committee on Graduate Education considers matters related to graduate education.

The Committee on Graduate Education (CGE) is responsible for considering all matters concerning graduate education that might come before the Faculty Council or the full Faculty of Arts and Sciences and for advising the Dean of the Faculty and the deans of the Graduate School on matters pertaining to graduate education. 

The faculty members of the committee are selected from the Faculty Council in the fall. The president of the GSAS Student Council serves ex officio, and other student members are named in the fall. 

Committee Members 

Faculty Council Members 

Benjamin de Bivort, Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, FAS 

Jeffrey Hamburger, Kuno Francke Professor of German Art and Culture, FAS 

Daniel Needleman, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics and Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, FAS 

Karin Öberg, Professor of Astronomy, FAS 

David Pedulla, Professor of Sociology; Member of Faculty, HKS 

Christina Warinner, Associate Professor of Anthropology; Sally Starling Seaver Associate Professor at the Radcliffe Institute 

Administrative Members 

Emma Dench, Chair, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 

Allen Aloise, Dean for Administration and Finance, Harvard Griffin GSAS

Noël Bisson, Associate Dean of Academic Programs, Harvard Griffin GSAS

Erika McDonald, Registrar of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University 

Jen Flynn, Senior Director of Global Outreach, Harvard Griffin GSAS

Sheila Thomas, Dean for Academic Programs and Diversity and Interim Dean of Students 

Student Members from the GSAS Student Council 

Sonya Gupta, GSC At-Large Representative,   

Zachary Lim, GSC President 

Talha Rehman, GSAS Resident Advisor 

William Borchert, GSAS Student Center Fellow 

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