AAI faculty fellows are active participants and shapers of our intellectual programming and in some cases teach in our summer seminars.
Dr. Thomas ByrnE
Thomas Byrne is a neurologist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and a very active member of the AAI community.
William English, Ph.D.
William (Bill) English is Assistant Professor of the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. His research interests include ethical persuasion, institutional corruption, experimental social science, and the biological foundations of social behavior. He is currently studying the architecture of public trust and the varieties of corruption in political institutions.
Bill was the first director of the Abigail Adams Institute.
Prof. Francesco Piatti
Francesco "Chip" Piatti has over twenty-six years teaching at the Boston Architectural College and has an intimate knowledge of the convergence of architecture and history. Prior to his appointment at BAC, he also taught at Curry College, Fisher College and Bunker Hill Community College. Apart from the areas of history and architecture Prof. Piatti is also regarded as an expert in theatrical arts, having taught courses in the same at both Curry and Fisher College.
Prof. Piatti is the Institute's senior adviser on visual arts programming.
Tyler J. VanderWeele, Ph.D.
Tyler VanderWeele, is Professor of Epidemiology in the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Co-Director of the Initiative on Health, Religion and Spirituality, faculty affiliate of the Harvard Institute for Quantitative Social Science, and Director of the Program on Integrative Knowledge and Human Flourishing at Harvard University.