Harry R. Lewis
Harry R. Lewis was dean of Harvard College from 1995 to 2003. He is the author of Excellence without a Soul: How a Great University Forgot Education, published in 2005, and coauthor of Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Revolution. Lewis has a bachelor’s degree from Harvard and a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard. He became the Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science at Harvard in 1981 and in 2003 was named Harvard College Professor. During the Vietnam War, Lewis served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Service and also worked at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. He is the author of five books and numerous articles on computer science. He received the Pope Center’s Caldwell Award for Academic Leadership in October 2007.