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School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

James A. and Ruth Levitan Award for Excellence in TeachingRecognizes SHASS teachers -professors, lecturers, and graduate teaching assistants -who make a profound difference in the educational experience of MIT undergraduates

  • Michael Cuthbert,
    Associate Professor of Music and Homer A. Burnell Career Development Professor at M.I.T.
  • Mary Fuller,
    Professor of Literature
  • Merritt Roe Smith,
    Leverett Howell and William King Cutten Professor of the History of Technology
  • Jing Wang,
    S.C. Fang Professor of Chinese Languages and Culture
  • Takako Aikawa,
    Lecturer in Japanese, Global Studies and Languages
  • Min-Min Liang,
    Lecturer in Chinese, Global Studies and Languages
  • Haohsiang Liao,
    Lecturer in Chinese, Global Studies and Languages
  • Jin Zhang,
    Lecturer in Chinese, Global Studies and Languages

James A. and Ruth Levitan Prize in the HumanitiesTo support innovative and creative scholarship in the humanities

  • Lily Tsai,
    Associate Professor of Political Science

Research Fund, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

  • Takako Aikawa,
    Senior Lecturer in Japanese
  • Fotini Christia,
    Associate Professor of Political Science
  • Michael Cuthbert,
    Homer Burnell Career Development Professor of Music
  • Lerna Ekmekcioglu,
    McMillan-Stewart Career Development Assistant Professor of History
  • Robert Fogelson,
    Professor of History and Urban Studies
  • Eric J. Goldberg,
    Associate Professor of History
  • Frederick Harris Jr,
    Director of Wind and Jazz Ensembles
  • Anna Kohler,
    Senior Lecturer, Music and Theater Arts
  • Elena Ruehr,
    Lecturer in Music
  • Jay Scheib,
    Director of Theater Arts
  • Paulo Somaini,
    Assistant Professor of Economics
  • Christine Walley,
    Associate Professor of Anthropology

Kelly Essay Award

  • Daniel Parker '16

Kelly-Douglas Summer Travel FellowsTo support projects that enrich our understanding of one or more of the fields comprising the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at MIT

  • Neerja Aggarwal '16
  • Malte Ahrens '17
  • Nisha Dalvie '16
  • Joie Chang '17
  • Alyssa Napier '16
  • Fernando Ruiz '16
  • Abra Shen '16
  • Tamanna Islam Urmi '16
  • Marsha C. Wibowo '16
  • Mei Zuo '16