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Harvard Kennedy School leads with ideas. Our faculty and research centers are at the forefront of public policy innovation, providing analysis, research, and insights designed to spark action and create sustainable solutions.

Our centers and initiatives fund research, produce publications, offer fellowships, organize events, and support our teaching curriculum. Harvard Kennedy School offers a world of inquiry. Explore with us.

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Centers

All Initiatives
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Achievement Gap Initiative
Agricultural Innovation in Africa
American Secretaries of State
Applied History Project
Arctic Initiative
Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation
Asia Institute

B

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative

C

Carr Center for Human Rights Policy
Center for International Development
Center for Public Leadership
[HKS] Communications Program
Consortium for Energy Policy Research
Corporate Responsibility Initiative
Criminal Justice Policy and Management
[Program on] Crisis Leadership
Cuban Missile Crisis
Cyber Security Project

D

David Petraeus on Strategic Leadership
Defending Digital Democracy
Defense Project
Diplomacy and International Politics Program

E

Economic View of the Environment
Education Policy Program
Elbe Group
Environment and Natural Resources Program
[Project on] Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship
Evidence for Policy Design

F

Future of Diplomacy Project

G

Geopolitics of Energy Project
Growth Lab at CID

H

Harvard Electricity Policy Group
Harvard Environmental Economics Program
Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development
Harvard Project on Climate Agreements
Hauser Institute for Civil Society
Healthcare Policy Program
Homeland Security Project

I

Institute of Politics
India and South Asia Project
Intelligence Project
International Security Program
Iran Matters
Iran Project

J

Joblessness and Urban Poverty Research Program
Joint Center for Housing Studies

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Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
Managing the Atom Project
Managing the Mircobe Project
Middle East Initiative
Migration Project
Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government
Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy

N

National Preparedness Leadership Initiative
Nuclear Security Matters

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P

Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship

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R

Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia
Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston
Regulatory Policy Program
Russia Matters

S

Saudi and Gulf Cooperation Council Security
Science, Technology and Globalization
Science, Technology & Public Policy Program
Program on Science, Technology & Society (STS)
Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy
Sustainability Science Program

T

Taubman Center for State and Local Government
Thucydides's Trap Project

Trade and Negotiations Program (Global Trade Negotiations)
Transparency Policy Project

U

U.S.- Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism

V

Vietnam Program

W

Weil Program on Collaborative Governance
Women and Public Policy Program

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