November 23, 2021
In the November episode of the Colloquy podcast, the sociologist Blythe George, PhD '20, explores the vibrance of rural indigenous communities amid the trauma that is the legacy of settler colonialism.
November 22, 2021
Through The Advising Project, GSAS has shared best practices with faculty that include ways to help graduate students navigate their graduate careers and prepare for their chosen profession through the development of professional...
November 15, 2021
As we approach the Thanksgiving recess, it’s important to remember that the time means different things to different people. For some, it’s an opportunity to gather with the people they love and reflect on their blessings. For others...
November 15, 2021
GSAS PhD candidate Bulelani Jili explores what motivates countries in Africa to engage with China, particularly in the realm of information and communication technology.
November 12, 2021
Trying to work through my academic goals during lockdown brought to the surface a tension that I had felt, but not really acted upon, in my earlier years as a graduate student: the tension between being productive and giving myself...
October 29, 2021
When we’re working on a piece of academic writing, we tend to seek inspiration from—and measure our efforts against—the published work we most admire. This kind of emulation is an important part of learning, but we...
October 27, 2021
GSAS alumna Betsey Stevenson, professor of public policy and economics at the University of Michigan and a member of the Council of Economic Advisers during the Obama Administration, gives her take on how worried consumers should be about inflation.
October 20, 2021
As a PhD student in environmental science and engineering at Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Eimy Bonilla studies the forest fires of the Amazon Basin as part of a wider effort to understand their impact across South America.
October 15, 2021
A colleague whose work I deeply admire once shared with me an academic essay she had just finished writing. The piece was a fascinating offshoot of another project: I thought it was beautifully written and cleverly framed. She pulled...
October 15, 2021
As a PhD candidate in Harvard’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Matthew Brennan studies Mars, how it formed, and what’s at its core.