Social Sciences


When to Arrest Protesters

Should civil disobedience merit a police response?

by Max J. Krupnick

Radcliffe Institute Announces 2024-2025 Fellows

Scholars will pursue interdisciplinary research on climate change, the Supreme Court, and more. 

by Nina Pasquini

Artificial Intelligence in the Academy

Harvard symposium assesses the new technology.

by Jonathan Shaw

How Does Hate Spread?

Harvard symposium probes antisemitic, Islamophobic sentiments

by Max J. Krupnick

The Dark History Behind Chocolate

A Harvard course on the politics and culture of food

by Lydialyle Gibson

Developing Dads

Exploring the evolutionary biology of human fathers as caretakers

by Richard G. Bribiescas

Israel, Idea and State

How should Progressive Jews reconcile the changing nature of Israel today as state and ideal?

The Gravity of Groups

Mina Cikara explores how people come into conflict, in politics and beyond

by Max J. Krupnick

Plants on a Changing Planet

How long will the world’s forests impound carbon below ground?

by Jonathan Shaw

The Homelessness Public Health Crisis

Homelessness has surged in the United States, with devastating effects on the public health system.

by Lydialyle Gibson

AI: The Course

A new Harvard course on artificial intelligence teaches students how to use the tool responsibly.

by Jonathan Shaw