Faculty Finder

Faculty Finder
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Browse and Search for Harvard Faculty with Harvard Faculty Finder (BETA)

About the Faculty Finder

The Harvard Faculty Finder (HFF) is a search and browse interface of Harvard faculty's research and teaching expertise.   

By indexing and linking public information about Harvard faculty, HFF lets users search across schools for faculty who study or teach a particular topic.

HFF is not a faculty profiles tool, nor is it an aggregate of comprehensive faculty information. It is a work-in-progress and will remain in beta until widely tested.

How the Faculty Finder Works

At the link, enter a name or a research topic into the Search bar. Results will show matching Harvard faculty, title, school, and website, along with a link to the Faculty Finder items that matched your keywords.

Data sources include faculty publications, courses taught, directory information, and various public websites.  Other systems can extract data with HFF's web service interface for use across the University.

HFF uses open source technologies developed at Harvard Medical School, including Harvard Catalyst Profiles, as well as publication data provided by Thomson Reuters. It was developed and approved under the auspices of the Harvard Academic Computing Committee.

Please review the Terms of Use before using HFF.

Terms of Use

By accessing or otherwise using the Harvard Faculty Finder website, you agree not to use the Harvard Faculty Finder website or its content
(1) in any way that violates any applicable law (including but not limited to copyright law) or the rights of third parties whose content is available in Harvard Faculty Finder;
(2) in connection with mass mailings or other unsolicited communications (sometimes known as "spamming"); or
(3) in any other manner that violates Harvard’s policies.

Harvard Faculty Finder contains information from a variety of sources, including faculty publications, directory information, and various other public websites. Harvard does not verify the accuracy of the information prior to its inclusion in Harvard Faculty Finder. Harvard makes no representations or warranties of any kind (express, implied or otherwise) with respect to the use of the Harvard Faculty Finder or its content, including but not limited to the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of any information contained therein or any copyrights or other intellectual property rights related thereto.

In addition to containing data from existing sources of public information, Harvard Faculty Finder also contains article publication data provided to Harvard by Thomson Reuters. This data is reproduced under a license from Thomson Reuters. You may not copy or re-distribute the Thomson Reuters data in whole or in part without the written consent of the science business of Thomson Reuters.

Harvard reserves the right to discontinue Harvard Faculty Finder and to change these Terms of Use at any time in its sole discretion. Changes to these Terms of Use will be posted on this site.

If you have questions about Harvard Faculty Finder, please email facultyfinder@harvard.edu.