2018-2019

Selim Berker

Selim Berker

Professor of Philosophy, Harvard University

Selim Berker is Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University. His primary research interests are in ethics and epistemology, which he sees as two aspects of the same field—ethics being the study of what, if anything, we ought to do, and epistemology being the study of what, if anything, we ought to believe.... Read more about Selim Berker

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Archon Fung

Winthrop Laflin McCormack Professor of Citizenship and Self-Government

Professor Fung is Winthrop Laflin McCormack Professor of Citizenship and Self-Government at the Harvard Kennedy School. His research explores policies, practices, and institutional designs that deepen the quality of democratic governance. He focuses upon public participation, deliberation, and transparency.... Read more about Archon Fung

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Nien-hê Hsieh

Co-Director of Rapid Response Impact Initiatives
Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
Joseph L. Rice, III Faculty Fellow

Nien-hê Hsieh is Professor of Business Administration and Joseph L. Rice, III Faculty Fellow in the General Management Unit. His research concerns ethical...

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David S. Jones

A. Bernard Ackerman Professor of the Culture of Medicine

David Jones completed his A.B. at Harvard College in 1993 (History and Science), and then pursued a Ph.D. in History of Science at Harvard University and an M.D. at Harvard Medical School, receiving both in 2001. After an internship in pediatrics at Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center, he trained as a psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital, and then worked for two years as a staff psychiatrist in the Psychiatric Emergency Service at Cambridge Hospital. He joined the faculty at MIT in 2005 as an Assistant Professor of the History and Culture of Science and Technology.... Read more about David S. Jones

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Meira Levinson

Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Meira Levinson is a normative political philosopher who works at the intersection of civic education, youth empowerment, racial justice, and educational ethics. In doing so, she draws upon scholarship from multiple disciplines as well as her eight years of experience teaching in the Atlanta and Boston Public Schools. She is currently working to start a global field of educational ethics, modeled in some ways after bioethics, that is philosophically rigorous, disciplinarily and experientially inclusive, and both relevant to and informed by educational policy and practice.... Read more about Meira Levinson

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Mathias Risse

Co-director, Graduate Fellowship Program
Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights, Global Affairs and Philosophy, Harvard Kennedy School

Mathias Risse is Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights, Global Affairs and Philosophy and Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. His work primarily addresses questions of global justice ranging from human rights, inequality, taxation, trade and immigration to climate change, obligations to future generations and the future of technology, especially also the impact of artificial intelligence on a range of normative issues.... Read more about Mathias Risse

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Gina Schouten

Co-director, Fellows-in-Residence Program
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Harvard University

Gina Schouten received her PhD in 2013 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and prior to joining Harvard as Assistant Professor of Philosophy in 2016, occupied the same position for three years at Illinois State University. Her research interests include gender justice, educational justice, and political legitimacy. She has recently been working on projects concerning the legitimacy of political interventions to alter the gendered division of labor, in which she argues that progressive gender egalitarian political interventions can constitute legitimate exercises of political power. That work is developed in her book Liberalism, Neutrality, and the Gendered Division of Labor, (Oxford University Press, 2019). 

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