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Articles: Research

Image of Uncle Sam walking away with ladders, leaving a brown hand grasping from a hole in the ground

Illustration by Phil Foster


Documenting the history and scope of federal “reparatory compensation.”


Evan Osnos

Evan Osnos

Photograph by Lisa Abitbol

 A Harvard Magazine Q & A with Evan Osnos ’98, author of Wildland: The Making of America’s Fury


Charles Berlin in the division's offices, surrounded by shipments of new material
Photograph by Stu Rosner

Charles Berlin and 60 years of collecting for Harvard Library

September-October 2022

Photograph of Richard Evans Schultes at Chiribiquete conservation area

Schultes at Chiribiquete

Photograph courtesy of the Schultes Family and the Amazon Conservation team


Brief life of a pioneering ethnobotanist and conservationist: 1915-2001

July-August 2022

Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

Ukrainian president urges help from students and institutional leaders.


This image of Sagittarius A*, captured by the Event Horizon Telescope, is the first direct visual evidence of the presence of this supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy. 

IMAGE CREDIT: EHT Collaboration

Scientists affiliated with the Event Horizon Telescope publish the first image of Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy.


Steven Goldstein and moderator Christopher Li

Steven Goldstein, emeritus professor of government at Smith College, with moderator Christopher Li, director of research at the Indo-Pacific Security Project and fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Screenshot by Harvard Magazine 

The East Asian implications of the Russia-Ukraine War


The seven 2022 Harvard Horzions scholars

The 2022 Harvard Horzions scholars

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Ph.D. students discuss subjects from aliens to infrastructural aesthetics.


Sabrineh Ardalan

Sabrineh Ardalan

Photograph by Jessica Scranton

Sabrineh Ardalan directs Harvard’s Immigration and Refugee Clinic.

May-June 2022