Our People

Our Staff

Thea Keith-Lucas was raised on the campus of the University of the South in a family of scientists and engineers. She served as Curate to Trinity Church in Randolph, one of the most ethnically diverse parishes of the Diocese of Massachusetts, and then in 2007 was called as Rector of Calvary Episcopal Church in Danvers, where she initiated creative outreach efforts and facilitated a merger. Thea joined the staff of Radius in January 2013.

Patricia-Maria Weinmann has been with Radius for over 25 years and began working at MIT while pursuing her graduate degree in opera direction and production. She brings a strong  commitment to social justice, international development, nuclear non-proliferation, and environmental and economic sustainability.

Christina English has been working with Radius since 2007, after receiving her Master's degree in vocal performance from New England Conservatory. In addition to her work with Radius, she serves as Senior Administrative Assistant to the Office of Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life.

Our Steering Committee

  • Samuel M. Allen
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • POSCO Professor Emeritus of Physical Metallurgy
  • Leo R. de Castro
  • Class of 2018

Leo is a member of the MIT Class of 2018 and was an eloquent and thoughtful participant in our undergrad ethics seminar, Spring 2015. Leo has a strong commitment to humanitarian issues and we warmly welcome him to the Steering Committee!

  • Nazli Choucri
  • Political Science
  • Principal Investigator and Director of a collaborative research project of MIT and Harvard University on Explorations in Cyber International Relations
  • John Durant
  • Director, MIT Museum
  • Adjunct Professor in the Science, Technology and Society Program
  • James Fay
  • Mechanical Engineering; Professor Emeritus
  • Current field of interest: environmental engineering
  • Sally Haslanger
  • Linguistics and Philosophy
  • Ford Professor of Philosophy
  • Current field of interest: the social construction of race and gender
  • Alison Hynd
  • Public Service Center
  • Director for Programs & Fellowships Administrator
  • Henry Jacoby
  • Sloan School of Management
  • William F. Pounds Professor of Management Emeritus and former co-director of the Global Change Joint Program
  • Jonathan King
  • Biology
  • Current fields of interest: Molecular biology; efforts to democratize science policy and to expand public education in science
  • William R. Leitch
  • Class of 1956

For over forty years, Bill worked in business and technical publishing, researching and writing about topics ranging from auto safety and noise pollution to Internet business models and computer privacy at McGraw Hill Business Week and International Data's computer research services.

  • Yoda Patta
  • PhD 2012
  • Ruth Perry
  • Literature
  • Founding director of the MIT Women's Studies program
  • President of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
  • Robert Plotkin
  • 1993

Patent attorney specializing in patent protection for computer technology, Lecturer at the Boston University School of Law and author of  The Genie in the Machine: How Computer-Automated Inventing is Revolutionizing Law and Business.

  • Balakrishnan Rajagopal
  • Urban Studies and Planning
  • Director of the MIT Program in Human Rights and Justice and the founder of the Displacement Research and Action Network.
  • Mareena Robinson
  • G, Nuclear Science and Engineering
  • Bishwapriya Sanyal
  • Urban Studies and Planning
  • Director of the Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation