The International and Global Affairs (IGA) concentration trains the next generation of policymakers and leaders like you to tackle the complex issues of a globalizing world.

As an IGA concentrator, you add a layer of depth to your master's degree through further intensive coursework taught by Harvard Kennedy School faculty members who are among the world’s leading scholars of global affairs.

The concentration provides training for you to become a globally minded policymaker serving in a national, regional, or local government agency; international or nongovernmental organization; or multinational corporation. Many concentrators translate their IGA training into careers in international security, human rights, energy security, environment and resource systems, or information systems—all of which address international and global challenges and governance.

IGA-Affiliated Faculty Members

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Graham Allison

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Douglas Dillon Professor of Government
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Jeeyang Rhee Baum

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Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

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Jacqueline Bhabha

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Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, HSPH; Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer in Law, HLS

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Claude Bruderlein


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Matthew Bunn

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James R. Schlesinger Professor of the Practice of Energy, National Security, and Foreign Policy

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Erica Chenoweth

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Academic Dean for Faculty Engagement
Frank Stanton Professor of the First Amendment
617-495-1150
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William Clark

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Harvey Brooks Research Professor of International Science, Public Policy and Human Development
617-495-3981
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Dara Kay Cohen

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Professor of Public Policy

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John Holdren

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Teresa and John Heinz Research Professor of Environmental Policy
617-851-8421
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Sheila Jasanoff

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Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies
617-495-7902
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Juliette Kayyem

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Belfer Senior Lecturer in International Security

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Henry Lee

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Director of Environmental and Natural Resource Program and Senior Research Associate
Senior Lecturer in Public Policy
617-495-1350
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Halla Logadottir

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Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

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Fredrik Logevall

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Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs
617-496-5126
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Zoe Marks

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Lecturer in Public Policy

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Rana Mitter

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S.T. Lee Professor of U.S.-Asia Relations

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Joseph Nye

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Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus

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Meghan O'Sullivan

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Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs

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Eric Rosenbach

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Senior Lecturer in Public Policy

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David Sanger

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Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

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Bruce Schneier

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Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

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Daniel Schrag

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Professor of Public Policy, HKS; Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology and Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering, FAS

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Kathryn Sikkink

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Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy

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James Waldo

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Professor of the Practice of Public Policy, HKS; Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science, SEAS

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Stephen Walt

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Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs
617-495-5712
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Rand Wentworth

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Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

There are a number of centers and programs at HKS that focus on topics and issues central to the IGA concentration and possibly your area of academic interest.