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CNN video: Professor Michael Sandel discusses his theory that credentialism is the last acceptable form of prejudice in today's society

September 28, 2020
Harvard professor Michael Sandel discusses his theory that credentialism is the last acceptable form of prejudice in today's society, and how that relates to President Trump's political rise.
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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.
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Danielle Allen Awarded the Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity by the Library of Congress

September 18, 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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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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CPD Awards 2019-2020 Doctoral Dissertation Grant recipient Naima Green-Riley

November 12, 2019

The USC Center on Public Diplomacy is pleased to announce Naima Green-Riley of Harvard University and former U.S. Foreign Service Officer as the recipient of our 2019-2020 CPD Doctoral Dissertation Grant. Before pursuing her Ph.D., Naima was a Pickering Fellow and a Foreign Service Officer at the U.S. Department of State, where she worked in the public diplomacy cone.

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