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    Assistant professor at the Radcliffe Institute and assistant professor of earth and planetary sciences in the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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    Shutzer Assistant Professor at the Radcliffe Institute and assistant professor of physics in the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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    Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at the Radcliffe Institute and Monroe Gutman Professor of Latin American Affairs in the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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    Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute, professor of public policy at Harvard Kennedy School, and professor of sociology in the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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    Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute and professor of law at Harvard Law School

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    Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute and Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy at Harvard Kennedy School

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Leading Silicon Valley Computer Scientist Coming to Harvard as a Radcliffe Professor

Pathbreaking theoretical computer scientist Cynthia Dwork, who has made formative contributions in the fields of privacy, cryptography, and distributed computing, will join the Harvard faculty and hold a Radcliffe Alumnae Professorship. More

 

 

 

Photo courtesy of Khalil Gibran MuhammadPhoto courtesy of Khalil Gibran MuhammadKhalil Gibran Muhammad Named to Radcliffe Professorship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

“Radcliffe Professors strengthen Harvard because they enhance the excellence and diversity of the faculty,” said Dean Lizabeth Cohen. “We are thrilled that the Institute helped bring Professor Muhammad—a leading scholar on matters of race, social justice, and opportunity, and a fellow historian—to Cambridge.” More

 

 

Photo by Rose Lincoln, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Rose Lincoln, Harvard Staff PhotographerToward a Path Less Riddled

Anthony Jack's findings on economic diversity at elite colleges have brought him national recognition and the realization that his research could improve lives. It’s a mission he plans to continue as a Shutzer Assistant Professor at Radcliffe. More

 

 

 


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The economist Myrto Kalouptsidi will join the Department of Economics at Harvard as an assistant professor and become the Stanley A. Marks and William H. Marks Assistant Professor at the Radcliffe Institute. She comes to Harvard from Princeton University, and her fields of concentration are applied microeconomics and international trade, especially protectionism in the shipping industry. 

 

 

 

 


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Photo by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Staff PhotographerCarolyn Abbate, one of the world’s most accomplished and admired music historians, is a University Professor, Harvard’s highest honor for a faculty member. In 2005, she came to Harvard as the Fanny Peabody Professor of Music and served as the first Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She became the Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Music at the University of Pennsylvania in 2008, and returned to Harvard in 2013.

Learn more about Abbate's influential and interdisciplinary scholarship.



 

Photo by Rose Lincoln, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Rose Lincoln, Harvard Staff PhotographerJoanna Aizenberg, a pioneer in the field of biomimetics and now the Amy Smith Berylson Professor of Materials Science, was recruited to the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences with a Radcliffe Professorship, the Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professorship.

Learn more about Aizenberg's work at the forefront of engineering and biology, and the unique role Radcliffe has played in her multidisciplinary work. 





Photo by Kris Snibbe, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Kris Snibbe, Harvard Staff PhotographerMahzarin R. Banaji was the first recipient of Radcliffe's Carol K. Pforzheimer Professorship, awarded when she joined the Harvard psychology faculty from Yale. When she and colleague Anthony G. Greenwald were fellows at the Radcliffe Institute they began work on the acclaimed book Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People.

Learn more about Banaji's transformative work about implicit biases, and how her time at the Institute contributed to the breakthrough book Blindspot.

 

 

 

Photo by Kathleen DooherPhoto by Kathleen DooherAnnette Gordon-Reed is one of the foremost scholars of Thomas Jefferson, recognized for her scholarship with honors including the Pulitzer Prize and the MacArthur Fellowship. She is the Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School and a professor of history in the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences. She was the second appointee to the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professorship at the Radcliffe Institute.

Read about Gordon-Reed's lifelong fascination with Thomas Jefferson.

 

 

 

Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony RinaldoNancy E. Hill is a professor of education and a leader in the study of cultural influences on parenting and adolescent achievement. Her research centers on variations in parenting and family socialization practices across ethnic, socioeconomic status, and neighborhood contexts. She also focuses on demographic variations in the relations between family dynamics and children’s school performance and other developmental outcomes. She was the Suzanne Young Murray Professor at the Radcliffe Institute.

View video of Hill describing the value of her Radcliffe Professorship.