MIT welcomes four new MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars

Martin Luther King, Jr. demonstrated [the butterfly] effect in the social and political realms: for if ever one man’s life–and life’s work–changed an entire society irreversibly, it was his life.

CHARLES M. VEST - MIT President 1990-2004

 

2018-2019 MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars

Duane Lee

Postdoctoral Fellow in Physics at Fisk-Vanderbilt

Lorgia García Peña

Assoc. Prof., Romance Languages & Literatures/History & Literature, Harvard

Kasso Akochayé Okoudjou

Prof., Dept. of Mathematics/Assoc. Chair for Undergraduate Studies, University of Maryland

Matthew Schumaker

Composer and music instructor at University of California, Berkeley

MIT

MLK Visiting Scholars Program

Program Mission:

  • honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • recognize outstanding scholars
  • support innovative research, teaching and service
  • promote diversity at the Institute
  • enrich members of the MIT community

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