Standing Committee on General Education

The Standing Committee on General Education is responsible for the intellectual and pedagogical oversight of the Program in General Education.  The Committee reviews proposals for General Education courses and provides constructive feedback to the faculty submitting these proposals, and also advises the Program regarding pedagogical initiatives.  2016-17 committee members and affiliates are listed below.

      • Edward J. Hall, Norman E. Vuilleumier Professor of Philosophy (chair)
      • David Cutler, Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics
      • Bradley Craig, Graduate student in African and African American Studies
      • Emma Dench, McClean Professor of Ancient and Modern History and of the Classics
      • Florian Engert, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology
      • Samarth Gupta, Class of 2018
      • Yesenia Jimenez, Class of 2017
      • Jane Kamensky, Professor of History
      • Caroline Light, Lecturer on Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
      • Robert Lue, Professor of the Practice of Molecular and Cellular Biology
      • Jason Mitchell, Professor of Psychology
      • Parimal Patil, Professor of Religion and Indian Philosophy
      • Flavia Perea, Director of the Mindich Program in Engaged Scholarship
      • Jamie Piltch, Class of 2017
      • Mary M. Steedly, Professor of Anthropology
      • Margery Tong, Class of 2017
      • Cara Weisman, Graduate student in Biophysics
      • Tomiko Yoda, Takashima Professor of Japanese Humanities
      • Rakesh Khurana, Dean of Harvard College and Professor of Sociology (ex officio)
      • Jay M. Harris, Dean of Undergraduate Education and Harry Austryn Wolfson Professor of Jewish Studies (ex officio)
      • Stephanie Kenen, Administrative Director of the Program in General Education and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education (ex officio)