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Timothy Patrick McCarthy

Lecturer on Education
Harvard Kennedy School

Timothy Patrick McCarthy

Degree:  Ph.D., Columbia University, (2006)
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Faculty Assistant:  Jeffrey Brisbin


Timothy Patrick McCarthy is lecturer on history and literature, public policy, and education at Harvard. He is core faculty and director of Culture Change & Social Justice Initiatives and the Emerging Human Rights Leaders Program at the Harvard Kennedy School's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. McCarthy is also the Stanley Paterson Professor of American History in the Boston Clemente Course, a college-level humanities course for low-income adults in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and co-recipient of the 2015 National Humanities Medal. An award-winning historian of politics and social movements, he is author or editor of five books from the New Press. McCarthy graduated from Harvard College and Columbia University, where he earned his Ph.D. in History.

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