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Harvard EdCast

The Harvard EdCast is Harvard University's flagship education podcast, comprising a weekly series of 15–20 minute conversations with thought leaders in the field of education from across the country and around the world. Hosted by Matt Weber and co-produced by Jill Anderson, the Harvard EdCast is a dynamic space for educational discourse, focusing on the myriad issues, books, research, and current events related to the field.

With over 500,000 listens, the 200+ guests have included Oprah Winfrey, Noam Chomsky, Wynton Marsalis, David Brooks, Colin Powell, Lois Lowry, Arne Duncan, and Temple Grandin.

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Contact: Matt Weber, director of digital communications strategy, for additional information or to submit a guest request.


By Iman Rastegari 12/14/2017 10:30 AM EST
Resnick bookcover

MIT Professor Mitchel Resnick reflects on why nurturing creative thinking is so important — in kindergarten and beyond.

By Matt Weber 12/07/2017 11:54 AM EST
Chezare Warren

Chezare Warren, author of "Urban Preparation," explores ways in which young urban men can be guided toward academic achievement and post-secondary success.

By News editor 11/15/2017 4:03 PM EST
John King and Paul Reville

In this special video edition of the Harvard EdCast, Professor Paul Reville welcomes former U.S. Secretary of Education John King for a discussion about equity in education.

By Matt Weber 11/08/2017 12:15 PM EST
Access for All

Colgate associate professor John Palmer reflects on refugee education on the Korean peninsula and beyond.

By Matt Weber 11/02/2017 1:06 PM EDT
College Couple

Vanessa Grigoriadis, author of "Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power, and Consent on Campus," looks at what is really happening behind closed doors on America’s college campuses.

By Jill Anderson 10/26/2017 4:22 PM EDT
Zuriel Oduwole

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari. Ghana President John Kufour. Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness. These are just some of the leaders that 15-year-old documentary filmmaker Zuriel…

By Matt Weber 10/18/2017 4:37 PM EDT

Mark Emmert, president of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), reflects on the evolving role of college athletics, amateurism in college sports, and his favorite moment as a fan.