MIT welcomes six new MLK visiting professors and scholars

November 9, 2012

An urban transportation expert, a member of the President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science, and a senior editor at The Atlantic are three of the six new Martin Luther King Jr. visiting professors and scholars on campus this academic year. Since its creation in 1991, MIT’s MLK Jr. Visiting Professors and Scholars Program has honored the late civil rights leader’s legacy by inviting scholars of diverse backgrounds to campus. While here, MLK visiting professors and scholars are deeply engaged in the life of the Institute through teaching and research; they enrich the Institute’s intellectual life and community while enhancing their own scholarship. To date, 68 visiting professors and 24 visiting scholars have come to MIT through the program. To see the visitors and read the rest of the article, visit MITNews.

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