Mark Aidinoff, PhD Candidate: The history of using computers to distribute relief checks
Aidinoff writes, "Since the New Deal, policymakers have maintained faith in the federal government’s technical ability to sort out who is and is not deserving of public support."
Exploring generations of influence between South Asia and MIT
Oral history project allows MIT students to dig deep into the longstanding connection between the Institute and South Asia.
History at MIT Welcomes Feruza Aripova
Feruza Aripova will be joining us for the Spring '21 term as a Russian History lecturer
MIT Professor Says Removing Trump Via 25th Amendment Would Be ‘Difficult.’ Here’s Why
MIT history professor Chris Capozzola explains why he thinks removing President Trump by invoking the 25th Amendment would be “difficult.”
Brand New History Subjects Offered in Spring 2021!
The following subjects are new to the History curriculum and are being offered for the first time this spring.
Faculty Profile: Anne McCants
Building a historical meal from scratch is a perfect reflection of McCants’ methods as an economic historian.