Timothy McCarthy

Lecturer on History and Literature
Harvard College

Timothy Patrick McCarthy, director of Culture Change and Social Justice Initiatives at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, is an award-winning lecturer at Harvard College, Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard Graduate School of Education. Deeply reflective about his teaching practice, Timothy uses a broad range of pedagogical techniques to facilitate generative, student-centered discussions in seminar settings. In this video, Timothy describes the context and content of Stories of Slavery and Freedom while his students share their reasons for taking it.

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