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.

2019-2020 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

Mark Drela

Aeronautics and Astronautics



Charlotte Minsky '20

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Rona Wang '21

Comparative Media Studies

Ex officio



Designated Representative, Dean of SHASS

Tamar Schapiro

Designated Representative, Vice Chancellor



Andrea Wirth

SHASS Academic Administrator



Thomas Scahill

Staff Associate