Harvard Government Professor Carpenter Calls for Federal Job Guarantee in White Paper

The Harvard Crimson
Monday, May 11, 2020
Daniel P. Carpenter is the Director of Social Sciences at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Photo by Soumyaa MazumderDaniel P. Carpenter is the Director of Social Sciences at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Photo by Soumyaa Mazumder

Daniel Carpenter calls for the US government to adopt a number of public policy measures to redress economic losses suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brown-Nagin, Faust Set for Radcliffe Day Discussion

Harvard Gazette
Friday, May 8, 2020
Tomiko Brown-Nagin and Drew Gilpin FaustTomiko Brown-Nagin and Drew Gilpin Faust

On May 29, Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin will be joined by Drew Gilpin Faust in a conversation exploring Radcliffe’s strategic direction and its role in catalyzing change.

Three Harvard Law Professors Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Harvard Law Today
Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Nancy Gertner, Tomiko Brown-Nagin, and David Barron were named members of the 2020 AAA&S class.

The Pandemic's Unequal Toll

Harvard Magazine
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Mary T. Bassett and Khalil Gibran MuhammadMary T. Bassett and Khalil Gibran Muhammad

The Radcliffe Institute hosted an online discussion with Mary T. Bassett and Khalil Gibran Muhammad about the disproportionate toll of COVID-19 on poorer Americans and communities of color.

How to Build a Better World

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
A deserted 23rd Street, in Manhattan's Flatiron District. Credit: Alex PotemkinA deserted 23rd Street, in Manhattan's Flatiron District. Credit: Alex Potemkin

Esra Akcan RI '20, a professor in Cornell's Department of Architecture, answers questions as part of a series on the wide-ranging effects of COVID-19.

The Fraught Promise of Digital Remedies

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Photo by Orbon AlljaPhoto by Orbon Allja

As the COVID-19 pandemic has thrust many of our activities into cyberspace, Fran Berman RI ’20 discusses the need for comprehensive privacy protections, better security standards, and a national discussion about when surveillance is acceptable.

America Failed to Prepare for Disaster Long before Trump Took Over

The New York Times
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Tali Mendelberg. Photo by Tony RinaldoTali Mendelberg. Photo by Tony Rinaldo

Bracing for the worst saves lives and money, but voters are more likely to reward relief after the fact than they are careful planning.

New Members of the American Academy Arts & Sciences Announced

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Photo by Kris Snibbe/Harvard file photoPhoto by Kris Snibbe/Harvard file photo

Radcliffe Institute Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin is among the new members of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, who "are united by a place in history and by an opportunity to shape the future through the Academy’s work to advance the public good.”

Bringing Additional Expertise to Class via Remote Instruction

Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences News & Events
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Elena Glassman has converted her course, Design of Useful and Usable Interactive Systems (CS 179), into podcast form, where she interviews expert researchers on topics that would normally be discussed through lectures. This method allows students in different time zones to listen at their own pace and provide reflections. Photo courtesy of Eliza Grinnell/Harvard SEASElena Glassman has converted her course, Design of Useful and Usable Interactive Systems (CS 179), into podcast form, where she interviews expert researchers on topics that would normally be discussed through lectures. This method allows students in different time zones to listen at their own pace and provide reflections. Photo courtesy of Eliza Grinnell/Harvard SEAS

Radcliffe Professor Elena Glassman has converted her course, Design of Useful and Usable Interactive Systems, into podcast form, where she interviews expert researchers on topics that would normally be discussed through lectures.

A Fellowship Interrupted—but Still Vibrant

@RadInstitute
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Radcliffe fellows Edo Berger, Daniel M. Callahan, Corey Rayburn Yung, Liette Gidlow, Margot E. Fassler, and Ayodele Casel. Courtesy of Daniel M. CallahanRadcliffe fellows Edo Berger, Daniel M. Callahan, Corey Rayburn Yung, Liette Gidlow, Margot E. Fassler, and Ayodele Casel. Courtesy of Daniel M. Callahan

The Institute’s 53 fellows vacated their offices in Byerly Hall in March, but their work continues in an unofficial capacity—via Zoom, like so many other activities during quarantine.

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