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. Prof. Jason Mitchell (Psychology) is the Faculty Director and Chair of the Standing Committee on General Education.

  • Jason Mitchell, Professor of Psychology (Chair)
  • Suzannah Clark, Professor of Music
  • David Cutler, Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics
  • Peter Girguis, Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
  • Samarth Gupta ‘18 (fall only)
  • Jay Harris, Dean of Undergraduate Education (Ex Officio)
  • Jane Kamensky, Professor of History
  • Stephanie Kenen, Administrative Director of the Program in General Education (Ex Officio)
  • Rakesh Khurana, Dean of Harvard College (Ex Officio)
  • Christopher Li '18 (spring only)
  • Rob Lue, Professor of the Practice of Molecular and Cellular Biology (spring only)
  • Marcyliena Morgan, Professor of African and African American Studies
  • Parimal Patil, Professor of Religion and Indian Philosophy
  • Andrew Perez ‘20
  • Amy Wagers, Forst Family Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
  • Jonathan Walton, Professor of Religion and Society at Harvard Divinity School