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Current Fellow and Psychologist, Stephen Soldz, publishes new article on Interrogating the Ethics of Operational Psychology

June 23, 2017
Current Fellow-in-Residence and Psychologist, Stephen Soldz, along with colleagues at the Coalition for an Ethical Psychology Bradley Olson and Jean Maria Arrigo, has published an article in the Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology entitled "Interrogating the Ethics of Operational Psychology Read more about Current Fellow and Psychologist, Stephen Soldz, publishes new article on Interrogating the Ethics of Operational Psychology

Graduate Fellow, Barbara Kiviat, in Washington Monthly "The CFPB Is Making Government More Accountable. The GOP Wants to Stop It."

June 9, 2017
Graduate Fellow, Barbara Kiviat, writes in Washington Monthly about House Republicans' efforts to limit access to the CFPB consumer complaints database to government bureaucrats, removing an effective mechanism of government accountability. Read full story here. Read more about Graduate Fellow, Barbara Kiviat, in Washington Monthly "The CFPB Is Making Government More Accountable. The GOP Wants to Stop It."

Former Fellow, Elinor Amit, in the Harvard Gazette discussing her latest research on how humans think

May 12, 2017

In a new study, Elinor Amit, former Lab Fellow and affiliate of the Psychology Department, shows that people create visual images to accompany their inner speech even when they are prompted to use verbal thinking, suggesting that visual thinking is deeply ingrained in the human brain. Read more about Former Fellow, Elinor Amit, in the Harvard Gazette discussing her latest research on how humans think

Former Graduate Fellow, Samantha Power, Named to Joint Appointment at Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School

April 18, 2017

The Deans of Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School announced last week that former Graduate Fellow in Ethics and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations from 2013 to 2017, Samantha Power, will serve as the Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and as a Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School, effective immediately. Power was the founding executive director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Kennedy School in 1998 and earned her J.D. in 1999 from the Law School.

A journalist before law school,

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Former Faculty & Lab Fellow, Jonathan Marks's TED Talk: "Governments Should Fight Corporations, Not Collaborate With Them"

April 12, 2017

In his recent TED Talk, former Faculty and Lab Fellow Jonathan Marks challenges the conventional wisdom that conflict is bad and collaboration are good, by showing how governments can jeopardize public health, human rights and the environment when they partner with industry. Watch video

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Berggruen Fellow, Samuel Moyn, and Stephen Wertheim in NYT Opinion, "The Long Road to Trump’s War"

April 10, 2017

Current Berggruen Fellow-in-Residence and professor of law and history at Harvard, Samuel Moyn, and Stephen Wertheim, fellow in history at King’s College, Cambridge University, appear in today's NYT on the lack of examination and reflection in the years since the start of the Iraq war: "[T]he question that historians will ask, decades from now, is how those 15 years of flailing failed to teach us anything." Read

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