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.
As a scholar, Ashley D. Farmer, AM ’08 in history, PhD ’13 in African American Studies, knew that the condensed, male-dominated narratives of the American Black power and civil rights movements were obscuring stories of women.
Dench holds a bachelor’s, master’s, and a doctor of philosophy degree in ancient history from the University of Oxford. She taught classics and ancient history at Birkbeck College, University of London, before coming to Harvard in 2007 with a joint appointment in classics and history. She has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching and mentoring.
Why is menswear so uniform, while women's fashion embraces all sorts of decorative, embellished outfits. In other words, why is "plumage" so dependent on gender? And what happens when we start to bend those gender rules?
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...