Podcast: CMS 10th Anniversary: “Applied Humanities: Transforming Humanities Education”

  • Pete Donaldson is a Professor in the MIT Literature section, which he headed from 1990 until 2005.
  • Kurt Fendt is Research Director in Foreign Languages and Literatures and the Comparative Media Studies program and directs HyperStudio, a CMS research project.
  • Scot Osterweil leads several Education Arcade projects promoting learning in math, literacy, history, science and foreign language.
  • Rekha Murthy, CMS ’05, works at the intersection of public radio and digital media, currently overseeing distribution and content strategy initiatives for PRX, an online distributor of audio programs to public radio networks, stations, and audio platforms including mobile, internet, and satellite radio.
  • Matthew Weise, CMS ’04, is Lead Game Designer at the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab.
Andrew Whitacre

About Andrew Whitacre

Andrew conducts the communications efforts for CMS/W and its research groups. A native of Washington, D.C., he holds a degree in communication from Wake Forest University, with a minor in humanities, as well as an M.F.A. in creative writing from Emerson College. This work includes drawing up and executing strategic communications plans, with projects including website design, social media management and training, press outreach, product launches, fundraising campaign support, and event promotions.