Harvard instructor David D. Kane will remain as preceptor for Government 50: “Data” and resume teaching duties on October 13, according to an email he sent out to students Tuesday night.
After students alleged that Government department preceptor and Government 50: “Data” instructor David D. Kane authored racist posts on his website EphBlog, some of his fellow Harvard faculty members called the posts “horrible” and “deeply disturbing.”
Dozens of students condemn allegations that Government instructor David D. Kane authored racist blog posts endorsing bigotry and white supremacy.
David D. Kane — Government preceptor and Government 50: “Data” instructor — and the class’s course staff jointly announced to students in a Sunday email that Kane will temporarily stop teaching lectures effective Tuesday.
Harvard’s Undergraduate Council unanimously passed legislation in a Sunday meeting supporting the removal of Government preceptor David D. Kane from his teaching position and position as head advisor for the Data Science track within the Government department.
Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences is reviewing allegations that Government preceptor David D. Kane authored racist blog posts after students wrote to FAS Dean Claudine Gay expressing concerns about the matter Friday.
Harvard undergraduates allege David D. Kane, Government preceptor and Government 50: “Data” instructor, authored racist posts over the course of several years under the pseudonym “David Dudley Field ’25” on his website EphBlog.
Government professor Daniel P. Carpenter called for a "new New Deal" to jumpstart the American economy in a white paper published in late April.
This year, with campus closed due to the coronavirus, administrators and student groups are working to make sure the 2020 Census counts students correctly.
Government professor Michael J. Sandel and Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein Center Fellow Gwyneth Williams spoke about the role of truth in politics to a crowd of more than 70 at the Institute of Politics Thursday evening.
At least three foreign foundations to which the Department of Education requested Harvard disclose financial ties have been publicly linked to the University in the past.
Four women who have accused former Government professor Jorge I. Domínguez of sexual misconduct criticized Harvard’s external review of the circumstances that enabled that misconduct during a panel Monday.
A Department of Justice investigation into alleged discrimination in Harvard’s race-conscious admissions policies remains ongoing, according to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by The Crimson last month.