Our faculty and programs translate theory into applied practice in fresh ways and ask critical questions. Through scholarship, education, and practice, we interrogate and explore what it means to lead and serve with the goal of creating a more equitable and just world.

Center for Public Leadership Faculty

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Julie Battilana

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Alan L. Gleitsman Professor of Social Innovation, HKS; Joseph C. Wilson Professor of Business Administration, HBS
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Dana Born

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Lecturer in Public Policy

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Hannah Riley Bowles

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Co-Director, Center for Public Leadership
Co-Director, Women and Public Policy Program
Roy E. Larsen Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management

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Arthur Brooks

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Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership

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Cornell William Brooks

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Hauser Professor of the Practice of Nonprofit Organizations; Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership and Social Justice

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Brittany Butler

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Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

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Farayi Chipungu

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Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

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Marshall Ganz

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Rita E. Hauser Senior Lecturer in Leadership, Organizing, and Civil Society

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David Gergen

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Public Service Professor of Public Leadership, Emeritus

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Ronald Heifetz

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King Hussein Bin Talal Senior Lecturer in Public Leadership

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Arnold Howitt

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Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

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Matthew Lee

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Associate Professor of Public Policy and Management

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Herman B. (Dutch) Leonard

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George F. Baker, Jr. Professor of Public Management, HKS; Eliot I. Snider and Family Professor of Business Administration, HBS
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Robert Livingston

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Lecturer in Public Policy

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Brian Mandell

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Mohamed Kamal Senior Lecturer in Negotiation and Public Policy

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Liz McKenna

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Assistant Professor of Public Policy
617-998-1938
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Timothy O'Brien

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Lecturer in Public Policy

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Hugh O'Doherty

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Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

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Deval Patrick

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Co-Director, Center for Public Leadership
David R. Gergen Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership
617-496-0556
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Christopher Robichaud

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Senior Lecturer in Ethics and Public Policy

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Rand Wentworth

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Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

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Robert Wilkinson

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Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Leadership

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David Wood

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Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

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Matthew Andrews

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Edward S. Mason Senior Lecturer in International Development

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Max Bazerman

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Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration, HBS

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Linda Bilmes

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Daniel Patrick Moynihan Senior Lecturer in Public Policy

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Sanderijn Cels

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Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

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Justin de Benedictis-Kessner

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Assistant Professor of Public Policy

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Jorrit de Jong

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Director, Bloomberg Center for Cities at Harvard University
Emma Bloomberg Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management
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Mark Fagan

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Lecturer in Public Policy

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Anthony Foxx

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Emma Bloomberg Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership

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Grant Freeland

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Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

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Archon Fung

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Director, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation
Winthrop Laflin McCormack Professor of Citizenship and Self-Government
617-495-9846
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Thomas Glynn

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Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

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Stephen Goldsmith

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Derek Bok Professor of the Practice of Urban Policy

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Yanilda González

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Ford Foundation Assistant Professor of Public Policy

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Francis Hartmann

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Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

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Monica Higgins

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James Honan

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Senior Lecturer on Education, HGSE

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Kessely Hong

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Senior Lecturer in Public Policy
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Juliette Kayyem

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Belfer Senior Lecturer in International Security
617-494-7325
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Jennifer Lerner

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Thornton Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy, Decision Science, and Management
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Elizabeth Linos

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Emma Bloomberg Associate Professor of Public Policy and Management

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Fredrik Logevall

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Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs
617-496-5126
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Tarek Masoud

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Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Governance

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Zoe Marks

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Lecturer in Public Policy

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Timothy Patrick McCarthy

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Lecturer on Education, HGSE

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Julia Minson

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Associate Professor of Public Policy

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Mark Moore

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Research Professor of Public Management

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Joseph Nye

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Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus

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Todd Rogers

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Weatherhead Professor of Public Policy
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Soroush Saghafian

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Associate Professor of Public Policy
617-496-1748
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Setti Warren

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Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

CPL Faculty Programs
 

The Leadership and Happiness Laboratory conducts integrative research and creates educational resources for leaders in all sectors to learn the science of happiness, apply it in their own lives, and share it with others.

 

Negotiate WELL provides negotiation resources for managers, negotiators, and educators.

 

The Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Collaboratory develops ways to connect students of negotiation with practitioners on the frontlines and faculty leading cutting-edge research.

 

The Practicing Democracy Project  enables people to work together to develop the leadership, build the community, and create the power to fulfill the democratic promise of equal, inclusive, and collective agency.

 

The Program on Crisis Leadership focuses on risk reduction, emergency preparedness, crisis response, and disaster recovery leadership challenges.

 

The Social Innovation + Change Initiative hosts the New World Social Innovation Fellowship: a rigorous co-curricular program for path makers, change makers, and pioneers committed to addressing pressing social problems in new and creative ways. 

 

The William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice utilizes applied research to foster advocacy and citizen activism at Harvard Kennedy School and across Harvard University.