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 advises regarding pedagogical initiatives. Professors David Cutler and Brendan Meade are Co-Chairs of the Standing Committee on General Education.

  • David Cutler, Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics (Co-Chair)
  • Brendan Meade, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences (Co-Chair)
  • Ali S. Asani, Murray A. Albertson Professor of Middle Eastern Studies and Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures
  • Soy Choi '23
  • Amanda Claybaugh, Dean of Undergraduate Education (Ex Officio)
  • Caroline Elkins, Professor of History
  • David S. Jones, A. Bernard Ackerman Professor of the Culture of Medicine
  • Rakesh Khurana, Dean of Harvard College (Ex Officio)
  • Deidre Lynch, Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Literature
  • Venkatesh Murthy, Raymond Leo Erikson Life Sciences Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Rebecca Nesson, Associate Dean of the Harvard College Curriculum (Ex Officio)
  • Nidhi Patel '22
  • Neha Seshadri '22
  • Rob Wood, Charles River Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Tomiko Yoda, Takashima Professor of Japanese Humanities