Quinton Mayne Photo
Ford Foundation Associate Professor of Public Policy
124 Mount Auburn St. 200N-252
Assistant: Sarah McLain

Quinton Mayne is Associate Professor of Public Policy in the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He received his Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University. His dissertation, entitled The Satisfied Citizen: Participation, Influence, and Public Perceptions of Democratic Performance, won the American Political Science Association's 2011 Ernst B. Haas Best Dissertation Award in European Politics as well as the 2011 Best Dissertation Award in Urban Politics. Mayne's research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of comparative and urban politics. He is particularly interested in how the design and reform of democratic political institutions affects how citizens think and act politically.


Phone: 617-384-8136
Office: 124 Mount Auburn St. 200N-252
Assistant: Sarah McLain


Cities & Communities
Democracy & Governance
Gender, Race & Identity
Poverty, Inequality & Opportunity
Social Policy

HKS Affiliations

Mailing Address

Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138