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Executive Dean's Coffee

Please join Executive Dean John Haigh in an open conversation with the Harvard Kennedy School community. 

All faculty and staff are invited to attend.

Each meeting, the Executive Dean will host a speaker and address topics raised by members of the community. Light refreshments featuring fair-trade coffee and local food are served.

Members of the HKS community can find additional information by visiting the Executive Dean's Coffee site on KNet.

Spring Semester Events:

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 | 1:45-3:00pm
Special Location: Student Computer Lab
Speaker: Hannah Riley Bowles, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy
Topic: Global Teamwork Exercise

For more information, and to RSVP, click here.


Tuesday, March 4, 2014 | 10:30-11:30am
Allison Dining Room 
Speaker: Calestous Juma, Professor of the Practice of International Development
Topic: Africa's Next Harvest: Agriculture, Technological Leapfrogging, and the Economy

Listen to a podcast of Professor Juma's talk here.


Thursday, February 13, 2014 | 2:00-3:00pm
Allison Dining Room 
Speaker: Jeffrey Liebman, Malcolm Wiener Professor of Public Policy
Topic: Social Impact Bonds


Thursday, January 16, 2014 | 10:30-11:30pm
Allison Dining Room
Speakers: Beth Banks, Assistant Dean for Human Resources; Pam Cozza, Associate Director of Human Resources
Topic: University ePerformance System

At each Coffee, Human Resources presents All Star Awards and draws a lucky winner for the Parking Raffle. If you would like to nominate someone for an All Star Award, or you wish to enter the Parking Raffle, please visit HR's Rewards and Recognition site on KNet.

Please consider bringing a reusable mug to these GREEN events!