Rory Stewart, the
Ryan Family Professor of the Practice of Human Rights, is the Director of the Carr Center
for Human Rights Policy. Stewart is the founder and Chief Executive of the
Turquoise Mountain Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated
to the regeneration of the historic commercial center of Kabul, Afghanistan. Rory earned
his BA and MA in Modern History and Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Balliol
College, Oxford University, served as an officer in the British Army, and worked for
the British Diplomatic Service in Indonesia, Montenegro and elsewhere, before taking
two years to walk from Turkey to Bangladesh. He covered 6,000 miles on foot
across Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Nepal - a journey which he describes
in his critically acclaimed book entitled The Places in Between. In 2003 he started
working for the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) in Iraq as Deputy Governorate
Coordinator (Amara/Maysan) and Senior Adviser and Deputy Governorate Coordinator
(Nasiriyah/Dhi Qar). In recognition of his service in Iraq, he was awarded the
Order of the British Empire (OBE) by the British Government in 2004. He wrote
Occupational Hazards: My Time Governing in Iraq, published in the United States
under the title The Prince of the Marshes, describing his experiences with the
CPA. Rory spent the 2004-05 academic year at HKS as a Fellow at the Carr Center.
He has also written for the New York Times Magazine and the London Review of Books,
among other publications.
Please note: Rory Stewart is on public service leave from Harvard as of March 31, 2010. Rory has been elected as a Member of Parliament for Penrith and the Border in the UK.
Carr Center Faculty Director Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Practice
Core Center Faculty
Timothy Patrick McCarthy is Lecturer on History and Literature, Adjunct Lecturer on Public Policy, and Director of the new Human Rights and Social Movements Program at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. He also teaches in the Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. An historian of social movements, Dr. McCarthy graduated with honors from Harvard College and received his Ph.D. in History from Columbia University, where he completed his dissertation under the direction of Eric Foner. Dr. McCarthy’s research agenda focuses on the relationship between human rights and social movements in three main areas: race relations and civil rights; LGBT politics, policy, and advocacy; and modern slavery and human trafficking. At the Carr Center, he runs a biweekly study group on Human Rights and Social Movements, and co-chairs, with Christina Bain, the Regional Working Group on modern Slavery and Human Trafficking. He has published two books – The Radical Reader: A Documentary History of the American Radical Tradition (New Press, 2003) and Prophets of Protest: Reconsidering the History of American Abolitionism (New Press, 2006) – and his third book, Protest Nation: The Radical Roots of Modern America, (New Press, 2010). He is also currently at work on several other book projects. His essays and reviews have appeared in The Boston Globe, Journal of American History, In These Times, Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide, Souls, Journal for the Study of Radicalism, Folha, and The Nation, and he is a regular contributor to radio, web, and other media outlets. A popular and award-winning teacher and advisor, Dr. McCarthy has received the Stephen Botein Prize for Outstanding Teaching (2000), Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize for Excellence in Senior Thesis Advising (2002, 2009), John R. Marquand Award for Exceptional Advising and Counseling (2003), Derek Bok Certificate of Distinction in Teaching (2006, 2007, 2008), and the Special Commendation for Excellence in Teaching at the Harvard Kennedy School (2009). Dr. McCarthy is also a nationally known educator and public servant. Since 2002, he has served as Academic Director of the Boston Clemente Course in the Humanities, a multi-disciplinary college course offered free of charge to low-income adults through the Codman Square Health Center in Dorchester, MA. As founding director of Harvard’s Alternative Spring Break Church Rebuilding Project, he has spent the last decade taking groups of students down South to rebuild black churches that have been burned in arson attacks. In 2007, he received the Humble Servant Award from the National Coalition for Burned Churches for his commitment to civil rights and religious tolerance. An outspoken and respected leader in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, Dr. McCarthy was a founding member of Barack Obama’s National LGBT Leadership Council, serves on the Board of the Harvard Gay and Lesbian Caucus, and, in 2009, delivered Harvard’s prestigious Nicholas Papadopoulos Lecture, entitled “Stonewall’s Children: Life, Loss, and Love after Liberation.” He lectures widely on topics ranging from history and literature to politics and human rights.
Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
Lecturer on History and Literature
Director, Carr Center Human Rights and Social Movements Program
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Samantha Power is the Anna Lindh Professor
of Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy at Harvard's
John F. Kennedy School of Government. Her book, “A Problem
from Hell”: America and the Age of Genocide , was awarded
the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for general non-fiction, the 2003 National
Book Critics Circle Award for general non-fiction, and the Council
on Foreign Relations' Arthur Ross Prize for the best book in U.S.
foreign policy. Power's New Yorker article on the horrors in Darfur,
Sudan won the 2005 National Magazine Award for best reporting.
Power was the founding executive director of the Carr Center for
Human Rights Policy (1998-2002). From 1993-1996, she covered the
wars in the former Yugoslavia as a reporter for the U.S. News
and World Report , The Boston Globe , and The Economist . Power
is the editor, with Graham Allison, of Realizing Human Rights:
Moving from Inspiration to Impact . A graduate of Yale University
and Harvard Law School, she moved to the United States from Ireland
at the age of nine. She spent 2005-06 working in the office of
Senator Barack Obama and is currently writing a political biography
of the UN's Sergio Vieira de Mello.
Please note: Samantha Power is on public service leave from Harvard as of
February 2009. Samantha is currently serving as Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs at the National Security Council.
Anna Lindh Professor of Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy
Mathias Risse is Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He works mostly in social and political philosophy and in ethics. His primary
research areas are contemporary political philosophy (in particular questions of international
justice, distributive justice, and property) and decision theory (in particular, rationality
and fairness in group decision making, an area sometimes called analytical social philosophy.)
His articles have appeared in journals such as Ethics ; Philosophy and Public Affairs; Nous; the
Journal of Political Philosophy ; and Social Choice and Welfare . Risse studied philosophy,
mathematics, and mathematical economics at the University of Bielefeld, the University of
Pittsburgh, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Princeton University. He received his BA,
BS and MS in mathematics from Bielefeld, and his MA and PhD in philosophy from Princeton.
Before coming to Harvard he taught in the Department of Philosophy and the Program in Ethics,
Politics and Economics at Yale.
Arthur Isak Applbaum is the Adams Professor of Democratic Values
and former Acting Director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics at Harvard. Applbaum's work
on legitimate political authority, civil and official disobedience, and role morality has appeared
in journals such as Philosophy & Public Affairs, Harvard Law Review, Ethics,
and Legal Theory . He is the author of Ethics for Adversaries , a book about the
morality of roles in public and professional life.
Applbaum has written about the ethics of executioners and of butlers, and he has consulted to the
government about the ethics of spies. Recent papers include Legitimacy in a Bastard
Kingdom and Forcing a People to Be Free. He is a member of Harvard's Advisory
Committee on Shareholder Responsibility and chairs the ethics advisory board of a stem cell
research foundation. Applbaum holds degrees from Princeton and Harvard. He was a Fulbright
Scholar in Jerusalem, a Fellow in Ethics at Harvard, and a Rockefeller Fellow at Princeton
University's Center for Human Values.
Jacqueline Bhabha is the Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer in Law at
Harvard Law School, the Director of Research at the FXB Center, Harvard School of Public Health,
and an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at the Kennedy School.
From 1997 to 2001 she directed the Human Rights Program at the University of Chicago.
Prior to 1997, she was a practicing human rights lawyer in London and at the European Court
of Human Rights in Strasbourg. She received a first class honors degree and an MSc from Oxford
University and a JD from the College of Law in London. She has recently authored three reports
entitled Seeking Asylum Alone, about unaccompanied child asylum seekers. Her writings
on issues of migration and asylum in Europe and the United States include a coauthored book,
Women's Movement: Women Under Immigration, Nationality and Refugee Law , an edited volume,
Asylum Law And Practice in Europe and North America ,and many articles, including Internationalist
Gatekeepers? The Tension Between Asylum Advocacy and Human Rights and The Citizenship Deficit:
On Being a Citizen Child. She is currently working on issues of child migration, smuggling and
trafficking, and citizenship.
Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer in Law, Harvard Law School
Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Email: jbhabha at hks.harvard.edu Harvard Kennedy School profile
Claude Bruderlein is the Director of the Program
on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research, an international research and policy program based at the Harvard
School of Public Health. He has been engaged in international humanitarian protection since 1985. After
obtaining a B.A. in economics and political science at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, he was granted
a law degree from the University of Geneva Law School, with a specialization in International Law. He then
served with the International Committee of the Red Cross as a delegate in Iran, Israel and the Occupied
Territories, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Yemen. In 1996, Mr. Bruderlein received a Master's degree in Law from
Harvard Law School and was admitted to the New York Bar. That same year, he joined the United Nations in
New York as Special Advisor on Humanitarian Affairs. He worked particularly on humanitarian access in
Afghanistan and North Korea. In September 2003, he was appointed as a member of the Independent Panel on
the Safety and Security of the United Nations Personnel in Iraq. His research interests include international
humanitarian law, humanitarian protection, security management and human security.
Lecturer on International Health, Harvard School of Public Health
Director of the Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research
Email: cbruderl at sph.harvard.edu Harvard School of Public Health Profile
Martha Chen, Lecturer in Public Policy, is coordinator of the
global research policy network Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO). An
experienced development practitioner and scholar, her areas of specialization are gender and
poverty alleviation with a focus on issues of employment and livelihoods. Before joining Harvard
University in 1987, she lived for 15 years in Bangladesh where she worked with BRAC, one of
the world's largest NGOs, and in India where she served as field representative of Oxfam America
for India and Bangladesh. She is the author of numerous books including, most recently,
Progress of the World's Women 2005: Women, Work, and Poverty ; Women and Men in the Informal
Economy: A Statistical Picture ; and Perpetual Mourning: Widowhood in Rural India . Chen
received a PhD in South Asia regional studies from the University of Pennsylvania.
Sam Gregory is the Program
Director at WITNESS (www.witness.org), the leading global organization training and
supporting people to use video in human rights advocacy. In 2005, he was the lead
editor on the widely used text “Video for Change: A Guide for Advocacy and Activism”
(Pluto Press), and in 2007, he developed WITNESS' Video Advocacy Institute, an intensive
two-week training program for human rights advocates. He has worked extensively with
human rights activists, particularly in Latin America and Asia, integrating video into
campaigns on a range of civil, political, social, economic and cultural human rights
issues. Videos he has co-produced have been screened to decision-makers in the U.S.
Congress, the U.K. Houses of Parliament, the United Nations and at film festivals
worldwide. Internationally recognized for his expertise on emerging forms of advocacy
he has published in human rights, social entrepreneurship and visual media journals
including most recently “Cameras Everywhere: Ubiquitous Video Documentation of Human
Rights, New Forms of Video Advocacy and Concerns about Safety, Security, Dignity and
Consent” in the Journal of Human Rights Practice (OUP, 2010). He attended the
Harvard University Kennedy School of Government on a Kennedy Memorial Scholarship,
and graduated with a Masters in Public Policy. He was formerly on the Advisory Board
of the Tactical Technology Collective, and is on the Board of the US Campaign for Burma.
Virginia Greiman, is an Assistant Professor of International Law
and Development and Cyberlaw at Boston University. She also serves as an Attorney Adviser to Harvard
Law School's Office of Public Interest Advising and teaches trial advocacy at HLS. As an international
scholar, she has published extensively and lectured internationally on legal frameworks for confronting
cybercrime, cybersecurity and international development and project finance, and participates annually
in the International Conference on Information Warfare and Security. Her prior experience includes high
level appointments with the U.S. Department of Justice and legal counsel to the U.S. Department of
State and the U.S. Agency for International Development in Eastern and Central Europe, Asia, and Africa
on privatization and development projects. Most recently, she headed a U.S. State Department delegation
to Liberia on post-conflict restructuring and rule of law initiatives.
Assistant Professor of International Law and Development and Cyberlaw, Boston University
Attorney Adviser, Office of Public Interest Advising, Harvard Law School
Email: email@example.com Harvard Law School Profile
J. Bryan Hehir is the Parker Gilbert Montgomery
Professor of the Practice of
Religion and Public Life. He is also the Secretary for Social Services and the President of
Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Boston. His research and writing focus on ethics
and foreign policy and the role of religion in world politics and in American society.
He served on the faculty of Georgetown University (1984 to 1992) and the Harvard Divinity
School (1993 to 2001). His writings include: The Moral Measurement of War: A Tradition of
Continuity and Change; Military Intervention and National Sovereignty; Catholicism and
Democracy; and Social Values and Public Policy: A Contribution from a Religious Tradition.
Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Religion and Public Life
Secretary for Social Services and the President of Catholic Charities in the
Archdiocese of Boston
Email: bryan_hehir at hks.harvard.edu Harvard Kennedy School profile
Swanee Hunt was the Founding Director of the
Women and Public Policy Program at the Kennedy School. She is currently core faculty at the
Center for Public Leadership and an advisor to the Working Group on Modern Day Slavery at
the Carr Center for Human Rights. She has taught The Choreography of Social Movements
at Harvard College and lectured at Harvards business, law, divinity, and education
An expert on domestic policy and foreign affairs, Hunt is president of the 27 year-old Hunt
Alternatives Fund. The Fund operates out of Cambridge, Massachusetts and is focused on
strengthening youth arts organizations, supporting leaders of social movements, combating
human trafficking, and increasing philanthropy.
Hunt also chairs the Washington-based Institute for Inclusive Security, conducting research,
training, and advocacy to integrate women into peace processes. Her seminal work in this
area began when, as the U.S. Ambassador to Austria from 1993 to 1997, she hosted negotiations
and international symposia focused on stabilizing the neighboring Balkan states and on the
encouragement of women leaders throughout Eastern Europe. Building on her extensive work
with US non-governmental organizations, she became a specialist in the role of women in
Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy
Adjunct Faculty, Harvard Kenndy School
Senior Advisor, Carr Center Program on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Harvard Kennedy School profile
Frances M. Kamm is Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy. She is
the author of Creation and Abortion; Morality, Mortality, Vol. 1: Death and Whom to Save From It;
Morality, Mortality Vol. 2: Rights, Duties, and Status ; and Intricate Ethics . Kamm also has
published many articles on normative ethical theory and practical ethics. She has held ACLS, AAUW,
NEH, and Guggenheim fellowships and has been a Fellow of the Program in Ethics and the Professions
at the Kennedy School, the Center for Human Values at Princeton, and the Center for Advanced Study
at Stanford. She is a member of the editorial boards of Philosophy & Public Affairs, Legal Theory,
Bioethics , and Utilitas and was a consultant on ethics to the World Health Organization.
Alexander Keyssar is the Matthew W. Stirling Jr. Professor of History and
Social Policy. An historian by training, he has specialized in the excavation of issues that have
contemporary policy implications. His 1986 book, Out of Work: The First Century of Unemployment
in Massachusetts , was awarded three scholarly prizes. His book, The Right to Vote: The Contested
History of Democracy in the United States (2000), was named the best book in U.S. history by
both the American Historical Association and the Historical Society; it was also a finalist for
the Pulitzer Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Award. Keyssar is coauthor of Inventing America,
a text integrating the history of technology and science into the mainstream of American history,
as well as coeditor of a series on Comparative and International Working-Class History . In 2004/5,
Keyssar chaired the Social Science Research Council's National Research Commission on Voting and
Elections. Keyssar's current research interests include election reform, the history of democracies,
and the history of poverty.
Jennifer Leaning An expert in public health and rights-based responses to humanitarian crises, Jennifer Leaning, MD, SMH, is the Director of the Harvard François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University, the FXB Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at Harvard School of Public Health and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Prior to her current appointment, Dr. Leaning served for five years as co-director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. From 1999 to 2005, Dr. Leaning directed the Program on Humanitarian Crises and Human Rights at the FXB Center. During the 1980s and 1990s, Dr. Leaning held progressively responsible roles in medical management at Harvard Community Health Plan and worked clinically in emergency medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She has served on the boards of Physicians for Human Rights, Physicians for Social Responsibility and Oxfam America and currently is a member of the Board of Directors of the Humane Society of the United States and the Massachusetts Bay Chapter of the American Red Cross. She is on the editorial boards of several journals and a member of the Board of Syndics at Harvard University Press. Her research and teaching interests are in human rights, international humanitarian law, and public health and policy response to humanitarian crises. The author of many academic articles, she has also edited two books, including Humanitarian Crises: The Medical and Public Health Response, published by Harvard University Press in 1999. She earned her B.A. magna cum laude from Radcliffe College, her masters of science from HSPH, and her M.D. with honors from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.
Director of the Harvard François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights
FXB Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at Harvard School of Public Health Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical Schoo Email: jleaning at hsph.harvard.edu Harvard School of Public Health profile
Former Ambassador Jonathan Moore is a visiting Fellow at the John Sloan Dickey Center for
International Understanding. As a Fellow Moore specializes in post- conflict reconstruction and
nation-building. Currently, he is an associate at the Joan Shorenstein Center for the Press, Politics
and Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. From 1989-92 Moore was Ambassador
to the United Nations and Representative to its Economic and Social Council, and from 1986- 89 U.S.
Coordinator and Ambassador at large for Refugees and as Director of the Refugee Programs Bureau, U.S.
Department of State. He continues efforts pursued over the past fifteen years for the United Nations
and other international organizations in relief and development programs in poor and conflicted
countries such as Cambodia, Afghanistan, Mozambique, Somalia, Haiti, Rwanda, Kosovo, Croatia,
and Sri Lanka.
Judith Murciano is Associate Director and Director of Fellowships
at Harvard Law School. She holds a faculty appointment and has been an Allston Burr Senior Tutor at Harvard
College, serving as a dean for the largest residential college at Harvard. For seventeen years she has
advised students on fellowships and supervised public interest programs. She has taught Constitutional
Law and Writing at Harvard College, advised honors theses at Princeton University and researched her Ph.D
dissertation on censorship with graduate fellowships at Cambridge and Oxford Universities. Every
semester for almost two decades she has won teaching awards and recently received a Faculty Innovation
grant to design several new courses at the University. She served as Legislative Director and Acting
Executive Director of the New Jersey ACLU, chaired the New Jersey Bar's Juvenile Justice Committee,
and clerked for a criminal court judge in the Bronx. She has also written political essays for The New
Yorker and The New York Times, as well as human rights articles for the International Herald Tribune
and Radio Free Europe while working for Amnesty International in Paris. Judith was a recipient of the
2008 Dean's Award for Excellence at Harvard Law School and the Suzanne L. Richardson Staff
Recognition Award from the class of 2010.
Sarah Sewall teaches international affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where she also directs the Program on National Security and Human Rights. Dr. Sewall is the founder and faculty director of the Mass Atrocity Response Operations (MARO) Project. She is currently leading a study on civilian casualties with the United States Military. She led the Obama Transitions National Security Agency Review process in 2008. During the Clinton Administration, Dr. Sewall served as the first Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Assistance. From 1983-1996, she served as Senior Foreign Policy Advisor to Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell on the Democratic Policy Committee and the Senate Arms Control Observer Group. Before joining Harvard, Dr. Sewall was at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences where she edited The United States and the International Criminal Court (2002). Her more recent publications include the introduction to the University of Chicago Edition of the U.S. Army and Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Manual (2007) and, with John White, Parameters of Partnership: U.S. Civil-Military Relations in the 21st Century (2009).
Dr. Sewall is a member of the U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee and the Center for Naval Analyses Defense Advisory Committee and is on the board of Oxfam America. She graduated from Harvard College and received her doctorate from Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes Scholar.
Please note: During the 2012 calendar year, Dr. Sewall will be visiting as the Minerva Chair at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
Lecturer in Public Policy
Director, Carr Center Program on National Security and Human Rights
Founder and MARO Project Faculty Director Harvard Kennedy School profile
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Malcolm Sparrow is Professor of
the Practice of Public Management, Faculty Chair of the MPP Program, and Faculty Chair
of the Executive Program on Strategic Management of Regulatory and Enforcement Agencies.
He served 10 years with the British Police Service, rising to the rank of Detective
Chief Inspector, and has had extensive experience with criminal investigation. Recent
publications include: The Character of Harms: Operational Challenges in Control; The
Regulatory Craft: Controlling Risks, Solving Problems, and Managing Compliance; and
License to Steal: How Fraud Bleeds Americas Health Care System. His research interests
include regulatory and enforcement strategy, fraud control, and risk management and
analysis. He is also a patent-holding inventor in the area of computerized fingerprint
analysis and is dead serious at tennis. He holds an MA in mathematics from Cambridge
University, an MPA from the Kennedy School, and a PhD in applied mathematics.
Professor of Practice of Public Management
Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management
Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
Email: msparrow at hks.harvard.edu Harvard Kennedy School profile
Christopher Stone is Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Professor of the Practice of
Criminal Justice and faculty chair of the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management. His
work focuses on two distinct subjects: the improvement of criminal justice systems, particularly
through the use of performance measurement and empirical research,and the leadership and
governance of nonprofit organizations.From 1994 to 2004, he served as director of the Vera
Institute of Justice , having joined the Institute in 1986 as head of its London office. In
2006, he was awarded an honorary OBE for his contributions to criminal justice reform in the
United Kingdom. Stone serves as the founding chair of Altus , an alliance of nongovernmental
organizations and academic centers in Russia, India, Nigeria, Chile, Brazil, and the United
States that are jointly pursuing justice sector reform. In all, he has guided the start-up
of eight nonprofit organizations pursuing justice from Johannesburg to Los Angeles and New
York. Stone received his AB from Harvard, an MPhil. in criminology from the University of
Cambridge, and his JD from the Yale Law School. He became faculty director of the
university-wide Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations in January 2008.
Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Professor of the Practice of Criminal Justice
Faculty Chair, Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management
Email: chris_stone at harvard.edu Harvard Kennedy School profile
Felisa Tibbitts is director and co-founder of Human Rights Education
Associates (HREA), an international recognized non-governmental organization dedicated to education and
learning about human rights. Tibbitts has carried out capacity-development work supporting national curricular
reform efforts in human rights, law-related and civic education programming in Albania, China, Croatia,
Estonia, Northern Ireland, Morocco, Romania and Ukraine and has carried out trainings in over 20 countries.
Tibbitts' teaching efforts are focused on the topics of Human Rights Education, Monitoring Children's Rights,
the Human Rights-Based Approach to Programming, and Research and Evaluation in the NGO Sector. In addition to
teaching these online courses for her own organization and her work at HGSE, she is a Visiting Professor at
the United Nationsí University for Peace in Costa Rica.
Tibbitts has published extensively and is a consultative expert for the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner
for Human Rights, UNICEF, UNESCO, OSCE, the Council of Europe and the Open Society Institute. She was trained
in educational research, planning and policy through Masterís programs at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government
and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she also obtained a Certificate of Advanced Studies. During
the 2008-9 academic year she was a Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Kennedy School of
Monica Duffy Toft is an Associate Professor of Public Policy. She was a research
intern at the RAND Corporation and served in the U.S. Army in southern Germany as a Russian voice
interceptor. Her research interests include international relations, nationalism and ethnic
conflict, civil and interstate wars, the relationship between demography and national security, and
military and strategic planning. She is the author of two book manuscripts, a monograph, The
Geography of Ethnic Violence: Identity, Interests, and Territory , and an edited volume, The
Fog of Peace: Strategic and Military Planning Under Uncertainty . She is completing a third
book on civil war termination. She holds a PhD and MA from the University of Chicago and a
BA in political science and Slavic languages and literatures from the University of California,
Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Assistant Director of the John M. Olin Institute for Strategic Studies
Email: email@example.com Harvard Kennedy School profile
David Yanagizawa-Drott is an Assistant Professor
of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. His research interests include economic
development and political economy, with special focus on political violence, health, information
and mass media. He has explored issues such as the impact of hate propaganda on violence during
the 1994 Rwanda Genocide and the strategic determinants of news about human rights violations.
He is currently investigating how innovations in information and communication technologies can
be used to prevent political violence in conflict zones. Born in Sweden, he holds a MSc in
Economics from University of Gothenburg and a PhD in Economics from Stockholm University.