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2017 New Faculty Institute

Introduction and remarks by Senior Vice Provost Judith D. Singer

Welcome remarks by Provost Alan M. Garber followed by Q&A

Faculty Panel

  • Emily Balskus, Morris Kahn Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Sara Bleich, Professor of Public Health Policy, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
  • Michael Luca, Lee J. Styslinger III Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
  • Jason Mitchell, Professor of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Full event video available here.

2017 New Faculty Institute Photo Gallery (photo credit: Brown Dog Studio)

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2016 New Faculty Institute

Opening Remarks

Welcome Remarks from Judith D. Singer and President Drew Gilpin Faust

Perspectives from Associate Professors: Establishing Your Reputation as a Scholar

  • Matthew Desmond, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Karine A. Gibbs, Associate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Anupam Bapu Jena, Ruth L. Newhouse Associate Professor of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School

Perspectives from Tenured Faculty : Navigating Your Professional Path as a Scholar

  • Rema N. Hanna, Jeffrey Cheah Professor of South-East Asia Studies, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Andrew Ho, Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Rebecca Lemov, Professor of the History of Science, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

2016 New Faculty Institute Photo Gallery (photo credit: Brown Dog Studio)

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2015 New Faculty Institute

Opening Remarks

Introduction and remarks by Senior Vice Provost Judith D. Singer and Provost Alan Garber

Perspectives from Associate Professors: Establishing Your Reputation as a Scholar

  • Katia Bertoldi, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Natural Sciences, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • James Mitchell, Associate Professor of Genetics and Complex Diseases, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Laurence Ralph, Associate Professor of African and African American Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

Perspectives from Tenured Faculty : Navigating Your Professional Path as a Scholar

  • Julie Buckler, Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
  • Darren Higgins, Professor of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School
  • Devah Pager, Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Harvard Kennedy School

2015 New Faculty Institute Photo Gallery (photo credit: Brown Dog Studio)

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2014 New Faculty Institute

Welcome from President Drew Gilpin Faust

Perspectives from Associate Professors: Establishing Your Reputation as a Scholar

  • Galit Lahav, Associate Professor of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School
  • Jal Mehta, Associate Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Andrew Warren, Associate Professor of English, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Perspectives from Tenured Faculty : Navigating Your Professional Path as a Scholar

  • Youngme Moon, Donald K. David Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
  • Amy Wagers, Forst Family Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard Medical School; Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Charles Waldheim, John E. Irving Professor of Landscape Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design

2014 New Faculty Institute Photo Gallery (photo credit: Brown Dog Studio)

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2013 New Faculty Institute

Opening Remarks

Introduction and remarks by Senior Vice Provost Judith D. Singer and Provost Alan Garber

Perspectives from Associate Professors: Establishing Your Reputation as a Scholar

  • Amy Cuddy, Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
  • Tanya Smith, Associate Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Felix Warneken, Associate Professor of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Perspectives from Tenured Faculty : Navigating Your Professional Path as a Scholar

  • Amitabh Chandra, Professor of Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government
  • Francesca Dominici, Professor of Biostatistics, T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Jennifer Roberts, Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Professor of the Humanities, Department of History of Art and Architecture, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

2013 New Faculty Institute Photo Gallery (photo credit: Brown Dog Studio)

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2012 New Faculty Institute

Opening Remarks

Introductions and remarks by Senior Vice Provost Judith D. Singer
Welcome from President Drew Gilpin Faust

Perspectives from Associate Professors: Establishing Your Reputation as a Scholar

  • Matt Andrews, Associate Professor of Public Policy (HKS)
  • Anne Pringle, Associate Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology (FAS)
  • Marc Weisskopf, Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology (HSPH)

Perspectives from Tenured Faculty : Navigating Your Professional Path as a Scholar

2012 New Faculty Institute Photo Gallery (photo credit: Brown Dog Studio)

2011 New Faculty Institute

Opening Remarks

Introductions and remarks by Senior Vice Provost Judith D. Singer
Welcome from Provost Alan Garber

Perspectives from Associate Professors: Establishing Your Reputation as a Scholar

  • Edo Berger, Professor of Astronomy (FAS)
  • Mukti Khaire, Associate Professor of Business Administration (HBS)
  • Meira Levinson, Professor of Education (HGSE)

Perspectives from Tenured Faculty : Navigating Your Professional Path as a Scholar

  • Jill Lepore, David Woods Kemper '41 Professor of American History (FAS)
  • Kathleen McGinn, Cahners-Rabb Professor of Business Administration (HBS)
  • Ichiro Kawachi, John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Professor of Social Epidemiology (HSPH)

2011 New Faculty Institute Photo Gallery (photo credit: Brown Dog Studio)

2010 New Faculty Institute

Opening Remarks

Introductions and remarks by Senior Vice Provost Judith D. Singer
Welcome from Provost Steven Hyman

Perspectives from Associate Professors: Establishing Your Reputation as a Scholar

Perspectives from Tenured Faculty : Navigating Your Professional Path as a Scholar

  • Scott Edwards, Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology (FAS)
  • James Kloppenberg, Charles Warren Professor of American History (FAS)

2010 New Faculty Institute Photo Gallery (photo credit: Brown Dog Studio)

2009 New Faculty Institute


Perspectives from Associate Professors: Establishing Your Reputation as a Scholar

  • Juan Celedon, Associate Professor (HMS)
  • Nonie Lesaux, Marie and Max Kargman Associate Professor in Human Development and Urban Education Advancement (HGSE)
  • Sarah Stewart Mukhopadhyay, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of Natural Sciences (FAS)


Perspectives from Tenured Faculty: Navigating Your Professional Path as a Scholar

  • Gary King, David Florence Professor of Government (FAS)
  • Michele Lamont, Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies, Professor of Sociology and Professor of African American Studies (FAS)
  • David Thomas, Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration (HBS)