September 12, 2022
Janhavi Nilekani's vision is simple but audacious: to create in India, the world’s second-largest country, “a future in which every woman is treated with respect and dignity during childbirth, and the right treatment is provided at the right time.”
September 12, 2022
Historian of science Jamie Marsella discusses the American ideal of motherhood, its history, and its echoes in renewed wrangling over reproductive freedom.
September 12, 2022
When it comes to social mobility, neighborhoods matter asserts economist Raj Chetty, PhD '03. In the years to come, he hopes to make it possible for some families to change the trajectory of their children’s lives by changing where they live.
September 12, 2022
At GSAS, Ralph Bunche, PhD '34, studied imperialism up close. Then he spent his life trying to dismantle it.
September 12, 2022
HBS Professor Lumumba Seegars on the way that those marginalized because of race, gender, and class identities work with each other to challenge—and sometimes unintentionally reproduce—inequality.
August 5, 2022
In this episode of the Harvard Horizons podcast, PhD student Chika Okafor explores the dramatic effect that electoral politics have on the sentences DAs seek in criminal cases.
August 5, 2022
If the only economic data you had access to was the number of jobs created each month—a whopping 528,000 in July 2022—you’d think the US was in the midst of a historic boom. If the only data you saw was the quarterly change in gross domestic product...
June 17, 2022
Tufts University sociologist Natasha Warikoo, PhD ’05, on tensions between white and Asian immigrant families over public education in a wealthy suburb.
June 8, 2022
Sydney Stotter, who graduated from GSAS last May with a master’s degree in regional studies, looks at historical memory politics in Russia. Her thesis, “Childhood Under Siege: The Evolution of World War II Education in Russian Memory Politics,” focuses on the way that politicians try to form narratives about history for their own political purposes.
May 16, 2022
Yipeng Zhou, who will graduate this month with an MA in regional studies from Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) says that the history of Xinjiang, China’s northwestern borderland in Central Asia, provides a lens for examining the evolving political and academic relationship between Russia and China.

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