Steering Committee

Peter Bol

Peter Bol

Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Peter K. Bol is the Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations. His research is centered on the history of China’s cultural elites at the national and local levels from the 7th to the 17th century. He is the author of "This Culture of Ours": Intellectual Transitions in T'ang and Sung China, Neo-Confucianism in History... Read more about Peter Bol

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Cynthia Dwork

Cynthia Dwork

Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science
Affiliated Faculty at Harvard Law School and Department of Statistics
Distinguished Scientist, Microsoft Research

Cynthia Dwork uses theoretical computer science to place societal problems on a firm mathematical foundation. She was awarded the Edsger W. Dijkstra Prize in 2007 in recognition of some of her earliest work establishing the pillars on which every fault tolerant system has been built for a generation (Dwork, Lynch, and Stockmeyer, 1984)... Read more about Cynthia Dwork

Daniel Gilbert

Daniel Gilbert

Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology

Daniel Gilbert is the Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. He has won numerous awards for his research and teaching, including the American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Scientific Award for an Early Career Contribution to Psychology... Read more about Daniel Gilbert

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Alyssa Goodman

Alyssa A. Goodman

Robert Wheeler Wilson Professor of Applied Astronomy
Co-Director for Science at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Alyssa Goodman is the  Robert Wheeler Willson Professor of Applied Astronomy at Harvard University, Co-Director for Science, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and a Research Associate of the Smithsonian Institution. Goodman's research and teaching interests span astronomy, data visualization, and online systems for research and education... Read more about Alyssa A. Goodman

Isaac Kohane

Isaac Kohane

Marion V. Nelson Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Isaac (Zak) Kohane is the director of the Children's Hospital Informatics Program and is the Henderson Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Health...

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Daniel Koretz

Daniel Koretz

Research Professor on Education, Graduate School of Education

Daniel Koretz is an expert on educational assessment and testing policy. A primary focus of his work has been the impact of high-stakes testing. His research has included studies of score inflation, the effects of testing programs on educational practice, the assessment of students with disabilities... Read more about Daniel Koretz

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Jason Ur

Jason Ur

Director of Center for Geographic Analysis
Stephen Phillips Professor of Archaeology and Ethnology, Department of Anthropology

Jason Ur is Stephen Phillips Professor of Archaeology and Ethnology in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard University, and director of the Center for Geographic Analysis at IQSS.  He specializes in early urbanism, landscape archaeology, and remote sensing... Read more about Jason Ur

Department of Anthropology
Harvard University
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Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
Tyler VanderWeele

Tyler VanderWeele

John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
Director, Human Flourishing Program
Tyler J. VanderWeele is the John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Professor of Epidemiology in the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, and director of the Human Flourishing Program and co-director of the Initiative on Health, Religion and Spirituality at Harvard University... Read more about Tyler VanderWeele
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