People

Danielle Allen

Danielle Allen

James Bryant Conant University Professor, Harvard University
Director, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics
Danielle Allen, James Bryant Conant University Professor at Harvard University, and Director of Harvard’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, is a political theorist who has published broadly in democratic theory, political sociology, and the history of political thought.... Read more about Danielle Allen
Liz Dawes Duraisingh

Liz Dawes Duraisingh

Principal Investigator, Project Zero
Co-Director, Out of Eden Learn
Lecturer on Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Liz Dawes Duraisingh is an active member and leader of CMEI. She has been associated with Project Zero since 2003, when she began working as a research assistant on the Interdisciplinary Studies Project. After taking time out to complete her doctorate, she returned to Project Zero and became a Principal Investigator in 2014.... Read more about Liz Dawes Duraisingh

Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner

John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Harvard University
Senior Director, Harvard Project Zero

Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is also an adjunct professor of psychology at Harvard University and senior director of Harvard Project Zero.... Read more about Howard Gardner

Carrie James

Carrie James

Lecturer on Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Research Associate and Principal Investigator, Project Zero
Carrie James is a research associate and a principal investigator at Project Zero (PZ) and a lecturer on education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A sociologist by training, her research explores young people's digital, moral, and civic lives.... Read more about Carrie James
Peter Levine

Peter Levine

Associate Dean for Research and Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship & Public Affairs, Jonathan Tisch College of Civic Life, Tufts University

Peter Levine is the Associate Dean for Research and Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship & Public Affairs in Tufts University’s Jonathan Tisch College of Civic Life. He has secondary appointments in the Tufts Philosophy Department and the Tufts Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.... Read more about Peter Levine

Meira Levinson

Meira Levinson

Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Meira Levinson, co-convener of CMEI, is a normative political philosopher who writes about civic education, multiculturalism, youth empowerment, and educational ethics. In doing so, she draws upon scholarship from multiple disciplines as well as her eight years of experience teaching in the Atlanta and Boston Public Schools.... Read more about Meira Levinson

Jess Minor

Jess Miner

Research Director, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics
Jess is a Classicist with primary interests in ancient Greek oratory and comedy, higher education administration, and practical ethics pedagogy. Prior to joining the Center, she spent five years implementing an ethics across the curriculum program at The University of Texas at Austin.... Read more about Jess Miner
Julie Reuben

Julie Reuben

Charles Warren Professor of the History of American Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Julie Reuben is a historian interested in the intersection between American thought and culture and educational institutions and practice. Her book, Making of the Modern University (1996), examines the relation between changing conceptions of knowledge, standards of scholarship, and the position of religion and morality in the American university during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.... Read more about Julie Reuben
Richard Weissbourd

Richard Weissbourd

Senior Lecturer on Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Faculty Director, Human Development and Psychology
Richard Weissbourd is currently a senior lecturer in education at HGSE and at the Kennedy School of Government. He is also faculty director of the Human Development and Psychology master's program. His work focuses on vulnerability and resilience in childhood, the achievement gap, moral development, and effective schools and services for children.... Read more about Richard Weissbourd