APS IDEA Representatives

The Harvard Physics Department is proud to be part the APS-IDEA network. The APS Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Alliance (APS-IDEA) is a new initiative with a mission of empowering and supporting physics departments, laboratories, and other organizations to identify and enact strategies for improving equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). It will do so by establishing a community of transformation. Please see our Current Initiatives page for more about this network.
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Liz Alcock

Staff Representative
Faculty Assistant to Profs. Demler, Halperin, Nelson, Sachdev, and Vishwanath - 4 years in the department

Liz Alcock earned a Bachelor’s degree from...

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Jacob Barandes

Jacob Barandes

Graduate Student Representative
Co-Director of Graduate Studies and Lecturer for the Department of Physics - 10 years in the department.
My areas of interest include quantum mechanics,... Read more about Jacob Barandes
Maya

Maya Burhanpurkar

Undergraduate Student Representative
Harvard College Junior - 3 years in the department.
Sambuddha

Sambuddha Chattopadhya

Undergraduate Student Representative
Harvard College Junior - 3 years in the department.
Mary McCarthy

Mary McCarthy

Staff Representative

Associate Director of Administration - 8 years in the department.
Ex-officio.

David Morin

David J. Morin

Undergraduate Student Representative

Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies; Senior Lecturer on Physics - 18 years in the department.
Ex-officio.

Bill Nellis

Bill Nellis

Postdoc/Research Scientist Representative

Research Scientist - 5 years in the department.

Postdoctoral Res. Assoc., Argonne National Lab., Materials Science...

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Justina Yang

Justina Yang

Graduate Student Representative
Graduate Student - 1 year in the department