News From SHASS

“As I embark on this new journey,” says Denzil Streete, “my commitment is to further [graduate students’] aspirations by fostering an environment where [they] can thrive and are made visible, where ideas are valued, and where the pursuit of knowledge knows no bounds.”

Denzil Streete named senior associate dean and director of the Office of Graduate Education

Office of the Vice Chancellor

August 25, 2023

“Natural collaborator and advocate for students” will oversee the educational experience of the Institute’s 7,000 graduate students.

MIT HASTS PhD candidate Steven Gonzalez, who writes under the name E.G. Condé, has published his first book, "Sordidez.”

Q&A: Steven Gonzalez on Indigenous futurist science fiction

Michael Brindley | School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

August 21, 2023

The HASTS PhD candidate describes his new book, “Sordidez,” a science fiction novella on rebuilding, healing, and indigeneity following civil war and climate disaster.

“Political Rumors,” a new book by MIT political scientist Adam Berinsky, examines how misinformation spreads in politics, and what we can do about it.

When rumors take flight

Peter Dizikes | MIT News

August 15, 2023

Professor Adam Berinsky’s new book examines the political misinformation that threatens the US system of government.