Artificial intelligence is changing how people work, learn, and create. Harvard Kennedy School can help you learn more about the opportunities AI brings as well as the challenges and concerns that it raises for policymakers and public leaders. Explore HKS events, articles, courses, multimedia, faculty, and resources on AI.


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Explore our courses that provide the foundation and  skills in the principles and technologies that underlie AI including logic, knowledge representation, probabilistic models, and machine learning.

You can also read more about DPI-681M: The Science and Implications of Generative AI, which has publicly available course content.

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HKS Faculty on AI

The following HKS faculty members have considered aspects of artificial intelligence in their teaching and research—from looking at the ways AI can help and harm democracy to understanding its use in health care to analyzing implications for the workforce and more.

Our faculty have also authored publications related to AI.

Academic Dean; Isabelle and Scott Black Professor of Political Economy

Mark Fagan

Lecturer in Public Policy

Deborah Hughes Hallett

Adjunct Professor of Public Policy

Sheila Jasanoff

Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies

Dan Levy

Senior Lecturer in Public Policy
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Kathy Pham

Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

Mathias Risse

Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights, Global Affairs and Philosophy

Eric Rosenbach

Senior Lecturer in Public Policy

Soroush Saghafian

Associate Professor of Public Policy

Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

Lawrence Summers

Charles W. Eliot University Professor

Latanya Sweeney

Daniel Paul Professor of the Practice of Government and Technology

Jim Waldo

Professor of the Practice of Public Policy

Jonathan Zittrain

Professor of Public Policy


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