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Gary King and Sid Verba

Remembering Sidney Verba

March 21, 2019
Forthcoming in PS
by Kay Lehman Schlozman (Boston College)
and Henry E. Brady (University of California, Berkeley)
 

Political science lost one of its most respected—and beloved—colleagues on March 4, 2019. Sidney Verba of Harvard University made lasting contributions to several fields within political science at the same time that, as head of the Harvard’s library system, he pioneered the application of emerging digital technologies to the way information is accessed, stored, and used by libraries. Verba is remembered for his foundational contributions to political science; for his generous good citizenship in each of the many venues in which he operated; and for his warmth, humor, generosity, decency, fairness, and inclusivity to all who had the good fortune to encounter him.... Read more about Remembering Sidney Verba

Announcing the Alexander and Diviya Magaro Peer Pre-Review Program at IQSS

Announcing the Alexander and Diviya Magaro Peer Pre-Review Program at IQSS

January 10, 2019

The Institute for Quantitative Social Science is excited to announce the Alexander and Diviya Magaro Peer Pre-Review Program (PPR). PPR is designed to help IQSS-affiliated faculty improve scholarship before it becomes public, speed scientific discovery and publication, and reduce substantial inefficiencies for individual researchers.... Read more about Announcing the Alexander and Diviya Magaro Peer Pre-Review Program at IQSS

Human Flourishing Program staff

A focus on flourishing: Newest IQSS program combines social science, philosophy to understand the factors that lead to a good life

October 5, 2018
By Peter Reuell, Harvard Staff Writer

Ask most scientists about the factors that contribute to public health, and chances are you’ll hear plenty about topics like quitting smoking, eating a healthy diet and exercise, but one item that probably won’t come up is going to church.... Read more about A focus on flourishing: Newest IQSS program combines social science, philosophy to understand the factors that lead to a good life

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