What you need to know

The Subcommittee on the HASS Requirement (SHR) is a permanent subcommittee of the Committee on the Undergraduate Program (CUP). Its membership includes one faculty chair from the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS); and in addition, one faculty member from each of the five Schools; two undergraduates; and ex officiis, nonvoting members the Vice Chancellor, the Dean for SHASS, or their designated representatives. The Registrar's Office provides administrative support. For more information about SHR, email hass_sub@mit.edu.

2018-2019 Subcommittee on the HASS Requirement

Marah Gubar, SHR Chair, Literature
Patricia Fernandes, Executive Officer and Assistant Dean for the Communication and HASS Requirements



John Carroll


Aram Harrow Physics

Timothy Hyde


Emily Pollock

Music and Theater Arts


School of Engineering Representative



Emma Bernstein

Computer Science and Molecular Biology '20

Charlotte Minsky

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences '20

Ex officio


Agustin Rayo

Designated Representative, Dean of SHASS

Tamar Schapiro

Designated Representative, Vice Chancellor



Andrea Wirth

SHASS Academic Administrator



Jason Donath

Staff Associate

Thomas Scahill

Staff Associate