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 Jinah Kim and Venkatesh Murthy are Co-Chairs of the Standing Committee on General Education.

  • Jinah Kim, George P. Bickford Professor of Indian and South Asian Art (Co-Chair)
  • Venkatesh Murthy, Raymond Leo Erikson Life Sciences Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology (Co-Chair)
  • Katia Bertoldi, Harvard College Professor and William and Ami Kuan Danoff Professor of Applied Mechanics
  • Emmy Cho '24
  • David Damrosch, Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Literature
  • Rachelle Gaudet, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Spencer Glassman '24
  • Anne Harrington, Interim Dean of Undergraduate Education (Ex Officio)
  • David S. Jones, A. Bernard Ackerman Professor of the Culture of Medicine (fall only)
  • Rakesh Khurana, Danoff Dean of Harvard College (Ex Officio)
  • Kate McLaughlin, Professor of Psychology
  • Stephen Mitchell, Robert S. and Ilse Friend Professor of Scandinavian and Folklore
  • Gillian Pierce, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education, Academic Programs & Policy (Ex Officio)
  • Mark Polk '24
  • Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico (spring only)
  • Jason Ur, Stephen Phillips Professor of Archaeology and Ethnology