PhD candidate in Government, Mitsuru Mukaigawara, discusses his ongoing research, ways that health inequities can ignite or intensify conflict, and the Harvard mentors who have supported his interdisciplinary work.
At age 89, poetry scholar Helen Vendler, PhD '60, reflects on the poetic form, its ability to confer a kind of immortality, and why the Arthur Kingsley Porter University Professor Emerita calls herself a critic rather than a scholar.
The history of Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is one of growth in intellectual and scholarly influence. It is also too often a story of exclusion. In its 150th anniversary year, both legacies shape what the School is today—and what it strives to become.
Larissa Zhou envisions a future where people don’t just survive in space, they thrive—with hot delicious food to sustain them. As a PhD candidate in materials science and mechanical engineering at Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS...
Throughout the 2022–2023 academic year, GSAS will celebrate the contributions of alumni and students during the last 150 years, highlighting the spirit of inquiry, the passion for innovation, and the commitment to positive impact.
September 12, 2022
150th Anniversary, Alumni, Profile, Research, Social Sciences
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.