Michael Kremer is the Gates Professor of Developing Societies in the Department of Economics. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and a Presidential Faculty Fellowship. Kremer’s recent research examines education and health in developing countries, immigration, and globalization. He and Rachel Glennerster have recently published Strong Medicine: Creating Incentives for Pharmaceutical Research on Neglected Diseases. His articles have been published in journals including the American Economic Review, Econometrica, and the Quarterly Journal of Economics. Kremer previously served as a teacher in Kenya. He founded and was the first Executive Director of WorldTeach, a nonprofit organization that places more than 360 volunteer teachers annually in developing countries (1986 to 1989).