Academic Freedom

Robert Oppenheimer (1959-1960)

Jan 30, 1960

“Knowledge as Science; Knowledge as Action; Knowledge as Culture” Robert Oppenheimer was a physicist and the father of the atomic bomb. He was Professor of Physics and Director of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton. As a student, he studied chemistry at Harvard [...]

S.E. Morison (1955-1956)

Jan 30, 1956

“Freedom in Contemporary Society” Samuel Eliot Morison was professor of history at Harvard University. During World War I he served as a private in the US Army. He also served as the American Delegate on the Baltic Commission of the Paris Peace Conference until June 17, [...]