Fellow-in-Residence Attila Mráz has an opinion piece in EU Observer. "In Orban's Hungary, the Law is Not for Everyone," explores how the rule of law has disappeared for two very vulnerable populations in Hungary, and why that should matter for the EU.
Chaebong Nam, Action Civics Specialist for the Democratic Knowledge Project, has a new publication in Government Information Quarterly. "Behind the Interface: Human Moderation for Deliberative Engagement in an eRulemaking Discussion," focuses on the role of moderation for encouraging cross-cutting interaction in a highly polarized online discussion.
The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics is pleased to announce the new Undergraduate Fellows for 2020.
Undergraduate Fellows, Spring 2020
Marian Bothner is a sophomore concentrating in Philosophy with a focus on questions of moral and political philosophy, especially in the Kantian tradition. Her studies also concern the intersection of economics and personal belief...
Congratulations to Gili Kliger and Lowry Pressly for both winning a Bowdoin Prize for Graduate Essay in the English Language! Kliger won for her essay, "Missionary Imperialism and the Birth of New 'Gods'," and Pressly for his essay, "The Right to Be Forgotten and the Possibility of Being a Stranger."
Cynthia Dwork, Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, has been awarded the Richard W. Hamming Medal from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The award recognizes exceptional contributions to information sciences, systems, and technology.
Undergraduate Fellow Lauren Spohn has been named a Rhodes Scholar! Lauren joins four other Harvard College students who will join a class of 32 that will continue their studies at Oxford beginning in October 2020. You can read the announcement in the Gazette...
Led by iCivics, Arizona State University, Harvard University, and Tufts University, the effort will bring together more than 100 experts in civics, history, education, and political science to outline a strategy for teaching American Democracy in the 21st century.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 1, 2019) — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education, has awarded a $650,000 cooperative agreement to a collaborative of experts who will work together to design a roadmap to prepare K-12 students for America’s...