November 23, 2021
In the November episode of the Colloquy podcast, the sociologist Blythe George, PhD '20, explores the vibrance of rural indigenous communities amid the trauma that is the legacy of settler colonialism.
July 30, 2021
The US is in the midst of an upsurge in anti-Asian racism. As historian Jane Hong, PhD ’13, points out, racist stereotypes and discrimination against Asians in the US—particularly in immigration—have deep roots in American history.
July 30, 2021
Neuroscientist Allison Hamilos, PhD '21, studies the neurological processes behind voluntary motion. In so doing, she is also challenging the basis for how we understand ourselves and our relationships with others: the idea that human beings have free will.
July 30, 2021
Justin Wolfers, PhD ’01, one of "25 Economists Under 45 Who Are Shaping the Way We Think About the Global Economy," turns his gaze on the discipline of economics itself, specifically, the obstacles faced by women in the field.
July 30, 2021
In his new book, How the Word Is Passed, Clint Smith, PhD '20, explores the way that the legacy of white supremacy still touches the people he loves, the places he grew up, and the country he calls home.
June 14, 2021
At Lavender Graduation, Professor Evelynn Hammonds speaks with power and candor about her journey as a BGLTQ student and faculty member at Harvard.
May 26, 2021
Many American workers experienced a sudden, unprecedented blending of work and home life during the COVID-19 pandemic: work from home became common practice, and as schools shifted to remote teaching, the demands of childcare expanded and...
May 26, 2021
John Hutchinson, widely regarded as one of the world’s leading mechanicians, is also one of the field’s most beloved mentors and educators. He laid the foundations for modern research on the behavior of materials under stress, including...
May 26, 2021
The critical importance of truth and ethics in American journalism has never been clearer—and Marvin Kalb is one of the nation’s greatest standard-bearers of journalistic excellence and integrity. An expert on the impact of media on...
May 26, 2021
Last summer, racial violence gave rise to a national reckoning in America, throwing into sharp relief the systemic racism facing people of color and the urgent need for more widespread awareness of the ways in which white privilege undermines social...

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