Prof. Susan Silbey teaches an MIT course on power. What is it? Who has it? And how can you get it?
Prof. Emma Teng works to promote mutual understanding among people and eliminate racial conflict.
Asst. Prof. Keith Hampton says that rather than destroying community and family life, being wired actually helps people connect.
At 27, Junot Diaz wrote his first book, Drown, a literary smash. Now, Diaz is an MIT associate professor teaching creative writing and immigrant literature.
Historian John Dower is helping Americans and Japanese better understand each other, showing us how we are more alike than we are different.
Literature Prof. Peter Donaldson has developed an online archive of prints and photographs that’s bringing Shakespeare to life.
Studying the humanities and social sciences enriches a technological education. It awakens the imagination, broadens the mind, and enables us to better understand not only ourselves, but each other.