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Durba Mitra

Photograph courtesy of Durba Mitra

Research

Harvard’s first professor appointed solely in gender studies

9.7.18

Photograph by SARINYAPINNGAM/iStockPhoto

The “glass ceiling” in the operating room

8.8.18

An art installation designed by local architect Haydee Casellas sits in the center of “Passports: Lives in Transit,” created with glass plates and dozens of passports purchased by the curators on eBay.  

Photograph by Brandon J. Dixon/Harvard Magazine

Houghton exhibit documents “the dream of a globalized world.”

8.1.18

Robert Reid-Pharr

Courtesy of Robert Reid-Pharr

The CUNY scholar will become the first senior faculty hire for the program, which has added new members in recent years.

6.29.18

Raj Chetty

Photograph courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Chetty is a global leader in research on inequality and social mobility.

6.21.18

Illustration by James Yamasaki

Developmental psychologists find a surprising relationship between age and emotional understanding.

July-August 2018

Solar panels on the roof and fixed shading on the windows suggest that this is no ordinary wood-shingled house.

Photograph by Stu Rosner

The Center for Green Buildings and Cities aims to reduce energy used to heat and cool buildings to nearly zero.

July-August 2018

Khalil Gibran Muhammad

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Historian Khalil Gibran Muhammad studies one of the most powerful ideas in the American imagination.

July-August 2018

Overharvesting threatens global fisheries with collapse.

Photograph by Getty Images

A worldwide decline in wild saltwater-fish populations threatens subsistence fishermen and the communities they feed.

July-August 2018