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.
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.
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...
Josh Kertzer was selected by the International Society of Political Psychology as the 2020 winner of the Erik Erikson Early Career Award, given to recognize distinguished early career contributions in the field of political psychology.
Theda Skocpol and Caroline Tervo discuss their 2020 book "Upending American Politics" with Kluge Center Program Specialists Dan Turello and Janna Deitz. In the book, Skocpol and Tervo examine the actions of the Tea Party movement as well as the more recent progressive resistance movement, in addition to elite advocacy organizations, wealthy donors and the Democratic and...