300th Anniversary University Research Professor; President Emeritus, Harvard University
Derek Bok is the 300th Anniversary University Research Professor, University President Emeritus, and Faculty Chair of the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations. He has been a lawyer and Professor of Law, Dean of the Law School, and President of Harvard University.... Read more about Derek Bok
Orlando Benedict Mayer Professor of Medicine, and Director, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine; Core Faculty Member, Center for Bioethics, University of South Carolina
Dr. Allan Brett earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.
DECEASED: formerly the IIsidor Straus Professor of Business History, Emeritus
A specialist in business and economic history and a faculty member of Harvard Business School since 1970, Professor Chandler previously taught at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Johns Hopkins University, and was a Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford. His major books include Strategy and Structure: Chapters in the History of the Industrial Enterprise; The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business; and Scale and Scope: The Dynamics of Industrial Capitalism.... Read more about Alfred D. Chandler Jr.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director of Ethics and Palliative Care Programs at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Dr. Lachlan Forrow is a general internist and Director of Ethics and Palliative Care Programs at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School; and President of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.
Dr. Forrow serves as a Faculty Associate at the Harvard University Program in Ethics and the Professions and is Director of the Ethics Support Service and chair of The Ethics Advisory Committee at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He has served as a member of the Harvard Medical School Human Studies Committee, chaired the Human Studies Committee of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and, since 2000, has served as a member of the Institutional Review Board of the Harvard Cancer Center. Dr. Forrow also served as co-chair of the Expert Panel on End-of-Life Care that released the report Patient-Centered Care and Human Mortality in 2011. ... Read more about Lachlan Forrow
Educated at Princeton, Oxford and Columbia Law School, Charles Fried, the Beneficial Professor of Law, has been teaching at Harvard Law School since 1961, where he was the Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence. He was Solicitor General of the United States from 1985-89, and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts from1995-99.... Read more about Charles Fried
DECEASED: formerly James Bryant Conant University Professor, Emeritus, Harvard University
Professor Rawls is arguably the most important political philosopher of the twentieth century. In many ways, he was single-handedly responsible for the re-birth of the subject in the 1970s: It had been dormant for decades, in large part because of the influence of logical positivism, but it exploded after the publication of his classic book A Theory of Justice.... Read more about John Rawls
David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Virginia
At the Harvard Kennedy School, Fred Schauer was the Frank Stanton Professor of the First Amendment. He has taught the required ethics course for MPP students and courses on freedom of speech and the press at the Kennedy School and the Law School.... Read more about Frederick Schauer
Thomas W. Lamont University Professor, and Professor of Economics and Philosophy, Harvard University
Professor Sen's research has ranged over a number of fields in economics, philosophy, and decision theory, including social choice theory, welfare economics, theory of measurement, development economics, public health, gender studies, moral and political philosophy, and the economics of peace and war. His books have been translated into more than thirty languages, and include Collective Choice and Social Welfare (1970), On Economic Inequality (1973, 1997), Poverty and Famines (1981), Choice, Welfare and Measurement (1982), Resources, Values and Development (1984), On Ethics and Economics (1987), The Standard of Living (1987), Inequality Reexamined (1992), Development as Freedom (1999), and Rationality and Freedom (2002), The Argumentative Indian (2005), and Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny (2006).... Read more about Amartya Sen