November 21, 2022
For his graduate work at Harvard, GSAS student Emilio Vavarella had his mother make him again. At the center of his year-long performance piece, Genesis , she weaves a fabric on a Jacquard loom—considered to be one of the first computers of history—...
November 18, 2022
A physician who specializes in infectious diseases, GSAS student Mitsuru Mukaigawara’s firsthand experience treating patients in developing countries inspired him to research how the outbreak of disease shapes political behavior and violence.
November 15, 2022
As a young film scholar, Raymond De Luca, PhD ’22 casts his gaze on the old Soviet Union, exploring the ways that filmmakers portrayed animals while building a communist culture—and probing the animal-human divide. In so doing, he offers insight into how humans perceive distinctions between themselves and animals—and how those perceptions can be challenged.
November 15, 2022
The Office of Student Affairs (OSA) and the Office of Student Services (OSS) at GSAS have different areas of focus, but the staff of each share a common commitment to supporting students and enabling them to flourish.
November 11, 2022
Lee Denson, PhD '67, is a graduate of the United States Military Academy West Point, a combat veteran, and a retired brigadier general in the United States Air Force. He talks about his research on national security, his work on a nuclear arms control treaty that helped end the Cold War, and his PhD advisor’s surprising reaction to his dissertation.
November 8, 2022
Economist Eric Maskin discusses his work on mechanism design, which won him a share of the Nobel Prize, and the ways it can be applied to social problems like voting reform.
November 4, 2022
In the November 2022 episode of Colloquy , we discuss the history of our electoral system and the state of our democracy with Harvard Kennedy School Professor Alex Keyssar .
October 31, 2022
A physicist who investigates the ­properties of organic molecules discusses his work--and his surprising career in musical theater.
October 21, 2022
Throughout its 150th anniversary year, GSAS is foregrounding the voices of some of its most remarkable alumni and students as they speak about their work, its impact, and their experiences at the School. Bridget Terry Long is dean of the Harvard...
October 20, 2022
PhD student Naima Green-Riley studies the public diplomacy of the United States and China. She finds that engagement with foreign publics does deliver benefits—but not always the ones that policymakers hoped for.