All the difference in the world
March 23, 2012In new book, economists Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson assert that above all else, political institutions — not culture or natural resources — determine the wealth of nations.
Current SHASS MacVicar Faculty Fellows reflect on teaching at MIT
March 14, 2012New fellows to be named Friday; current SHASS fellows discuss the significance — and the sheer fun — of teaching the Institute's students
Political science PhD candidate Christopher Clary helping to shape U.S. defense policy
March 5, 2012
Said and Done for January 2012
January 26, 2012The humanities, arts and social sciences monthly digest.
Profile: David Thorburn
January 12, 2012Professor of literature and director of the MIT Communications Forum on the past and future of communications.
Perreau receives Newton Fellowship from the British Academy
December 12, 2011Receives research associate appointment from Cambridge University
Townsend wins Laffont Prize in Economics
November 18, 2011Development economist to receive French award.
Samuels receives the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star
November 7, 2011Japanese government honors political scientist for significant contributions to scholarship and promoting friendly relations.
Joseph Aoun PhD ’82, president of Northeastern University, receives Muh Alumni Award
October 24, 2011Biennial award honors MIT alumni achievements in humanities, arts and social sciences.
In Profile: Suzanne Berger
October 11, 2011A onetime student of French political history has become a leading figure in the battle to revive U.S. manufacturing.
Said and Done for September 2011
September 15, 2011The humanities, arts and social sciences monthly digest
Ugandan journalist joins the Center for International Studies
September 1, 2011Human rights journalist Jackee Batanda receives Neuffer fellowship, will study at MIT for the next academic year.
Said and Done
August 17, 2011Humanities, arts and social sciences digest for July/August 2011.
Said and Done
July 4, 2011Humanities, arts and social sciences digest for June 2011