Standing Committee

Cynthia Dwork

Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science
Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Affiliated Faculty at Harvard Law School
Alice Jardine

Alice Jardine

Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures

On leave for Spring 2022

Alice Jardine is Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (RLL) and of Studies of Women, Gender & Sexuality (WGS) at Harvard University, where she co-founded and helped to develop and lead WGS. Her teaching in RLL focuses on 20th- and 21st-century French/Francophone literature, poststructuralist and feminist theory. In WGS, her courses... Read more about Alice Jardine

Boylston Hall G24
5 Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
Jane Kamensky

Jane Kamensky

Jonathan Trumbull Professor of American History
Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Office Hours: Wednesday 3:30-5pm, Schlesinger 111 or by Zoom,...

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Office Addresses:

Schlesinger Library Rm 111
3 James St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Robinson Hall 211
35 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-8263
Ju Yon Kim

Ju Yon Kim

Professor of English

Education: B.A., Yale University (2002)
Ph.D., Stanford University (2011)

Interests: Asian American literature; modern and contemporary...

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Office: Barker 152
p: 617-496-2211
Office Hours: (on leave 2020-2021)
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Caroline Light

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Senior Lecturer on Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality


Caroline Light is a Senior Lecturer and the Director of Undergraduate Studies in WGS. Her research explores histories of citizenship and belonging, and the ways in which white supremacy, (hetero)sexism, and classism shape collective (mis)memory and archival silence. Light's first book, That Pride of Race and Character: the Roots of Jewish Benevolence in the Jim Crow South (NYU Press, 2014) illuminates the experience of southern Jewish assimilation through the lens of benevolent uplift. ... Read more about Caroline Light

Boylston Hall G32
5 Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-1964