February 20, 2018
When Natasha Warikoo, PhD ’05, sociology, moved to the United Kingdom to teach at the University of London, she was surprised by the conversations her students weren’t having. While discussions of race and access to higher education were... Read More
January 25, 2018
The new age of big data was supposed to make decisions easier, and in some ways it has. Data tells you how much you’re going to like a new film on Netflix. Data lets you know when you can stop running on that treadmill. Data helps predict hurricanes... Read More
January 25, 2018
As a child, Mitra Akhtari and her family immigrated to the United States. Back in Iran, her mother had practiced medicine, but in the US, she needed to pass three board exams and complete a residency before she could continue her career. Akhtari... Read More
November 8, 2017
Sociologist Tomás Jiménez, PhD ’05, doesn’t think Americans are rolling up the welcome mat for new immigrants.Read More
July 24, 2017
FORMER AND CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENT AFFILIATES OF THE MINDA DE GUNZBURG CENTER FOR EUROPEAN STUDIES AT HARVARD SHARE THEIR PERSPECTIVES ON THE EUROPEAN UNION Danilo Mandić, PhD ’15, Sociology College Fellow in the Department of Sociology CES Local... Read More
July 7, 2017
In 2012, Latanya Sweeney was talking to a reporter in her Harvard office when she Googled her own name. An ad for a background check popped up next to the links of her published work. “Forget the studies,” the reporter said. “Tell me about that... Read More
August 26, 2016
GSAS is pleased to announce several significant enhancements to the standard funding packages offered to PhD students in FAS-based humanities and social science programs (see list of affected departments below). These modifications are a direct... Read More
October 7, 2015
How one GSAS student challenges assumptions about the undergraduate experienceRead More
October 21, 2014
How Adam Anderson found a modern answer to an ancient problem ​When most students go to the library, they’re looking for texts written on paper, not clay. Not so for Adam Anderson, a PhD candidate in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and... Read More

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