Faculty Directors

Leonard, Herman B. "Dutch", George F. Baker Jr. Professor of Public Management at the Harvard Kennedy School and Eliot I. Snider and Family Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School | dutch_leonard@harvard.edu

Howitt, Arnold M., Founding Co-Director (retired) 

Faculty Affiliates

Bowles, Hannah Riley, Roy E. Larsen Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management; Co-Director, Women and Public Policy Program | hannah_bowles@harvard.edu

Kayyem, Juliette, Belfer Lecturer in International Security | juliette_kayyem@hks.harvard.edu

Waldo, James, Professor of Technology Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; and Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Science | James_Waldo@hks.harvard.edu

Senior Fellows

Ahlers, Douglas (Doug), Founder of the Broadmoor Project and Recupera Chile Project and Former HKS Lecturer in Public Policy

Cole, Christine, Vice President & Executive Director, Crime and Justice Institute, Community Resources for Justice

Combs, Christopher, Special Agent in Charge, San Antonio Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Featherstone, James G., Former General Manager, Emergency Management Department, City of Los Angeles (retired) and former Executive Director, Homeland Security Advisory Council

Maddox, Walter, Mayor, City of Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Pfeifer, Joseph W., Chief of Counterterrorism and Emergency Preparedness (Retired), New York City Fire Department

Schwartz, James, Deputy County Manager, Arlington County, Virginia

Former Senior Fellows

Altshuler, Alex,  Director of Social Sciences and Humanities, Israel’s Ministry of Science and Technology; Founding Chair, Scientific Steering Committee, National Knowledge and Research Center in Emergency Readiness; and National Expert and Member, UN Science and Technology Advisory Board (PCL Fellow, 2014-2020)

O'Rourke, Simon,  Superintendent, Australian Border Force (PCL Fellow, 2017-2020)

Williams, Jerry, National Director of Fire and Aviation Management, U.S. Forest Service (Retired) (PCL Fellow, 2014-2020)

Visiting and Research Fellows

Ajimal, Jasjeet, Co-Chair, Save Afghan Minorities Project, Manmeet Singh Bhullar Foundation 

Akiyama, Hiromi, Consultant, Disaster Risk Management, World Bank

DeLeo, Robert, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Bentley University

Senior Harvard Affiliate

Whalen, Barbara, Executive Director, Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Student Affiliates 

Wooten, Tom, Doctoral Student