Students considering a secondary field in Ethnicity, Migration, Rights (EMR) should contact Tessa Lowinske Desmond (tessa_desmond [at], 2 Arrow Street, Room 431, 617.495.4048) for further information and to be put in contact with a faculty adviser.  Dr. Lowinske Desmond is the general academic advisor for students pursuing the secondary field.

Faculty Advisors for EMR Interest Areas

Faculty advisors are members of the Committee on EMR who specialize in one of the core areas of the EMR Program.  Students working towards a secondary concentration in EMR can reach out the these advisers for guidance on course path, extracurricular options, and other general questions about the specialty fields.

  • Academic Advisor (General) Tessa Lowinske Desmond, Program Administrator & Academic Advisor, Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights

  • Latino Studies Secondary Field Pathway - Mayra Rivera, Associate Professor, Harvard Divinity School

  • Ethnicity - Ju Yon Kim, Associate Professor of English

  • Indigeneity- Shelly Lowe, Executive Director of the Harvard University Native American Program

  • Human RightsJacqueline Bhabha, University Advisor on Human Rights Studies, Director of Research for the FXB Center on Health and Human Rights, and Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School

  • Migration - Genevieve Clutario, Assistant Professor of History and of History & Literature