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Congratulations to Horacio Larreguy, Jeremy Bowles, and Gary King winners from the Harvard Data Science Initiative through the Research Fund for Trust in Science

July 16, 2020
Congratulations to Horacio Larreguy and Jeremy Bowles whose project Countering COVID-19 Misinformation Via WhatsApp in Zimbabwe (together with Kevin Croke, John Marshall and Shelly Liu), as well as Gary King’s Ensuring privacy in COVID-19 epidemiological mobility data sets (together with Salil Vadhan, Satchit Balsari, Caroline Buckee and Merce Crosas) were among the four winners who got funded by the Harvard Data Science Initiative through the Research Fund for Trust in Science. You can learn more about the project on the website.
Professor Danielle Allen

Danielle Allen Awarded the Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity by the Library of Congress

June 22, 2020

Library of Congress to Award Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity to Danielle Allen

Allen, who is Director of Harvard's Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, will Work with the Library to Share Expertise on Justice, Citizenship and Democracy with a Wide Audience

 

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Congratulations to our 2019-20 PhDs!

May 27, 2020
This year, the department of Government awarded PhDs to an extraordinary group of 18 scholars.  They have made original contributions to knowledge and shown the creativity, skill, and perseverance necessary to earn a PhD from Harvard.  As Gary King reminds us – most people can never say this, it is an amazing accomplishment.  Please join us in congratulating them.
 
The attached PDF contains some words of praise from the advisors of each of our new PhDs and a look at their smiling faces.  Take a moment to appreciate their accomplishments.

Prof. Katrina Forrester's book "In the Shadow of Justice: has been awarded the Merle Curti Award for Best Book in Intellectual History by the Organization of American Historians

April 20, 2020

KATRINA FORRESTER, HARVARD UNIVERSITY, RECEIVES 2020 MERLE CURTI INTELLECTUAL HISTORY AWARD FROM THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN HISTORIANS

BLOOMINGTON, IN—Joanne Meyerowitz, Yale University, OAH President 2019–2020, and George J. Sanchez, University of Southern California, OAH President 2020–2021, announce that Katrina Forrester, Harvard University, receives the OAH's prestigious 2020 Merle Curti Intellectual History Award...

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