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Ryan Sheely
Associate Professor of Public Policy
Office:
124 Mount Auburn St. 200N-244
617-495-8503
Assistant: Juanne Zhao
617-495-2430

Ryan Sheely is an Associate Professor of Public Policy. His current research focuses on public goods provision and state capacity in Sub-Saharan Africa. He has conducted randomized evaluations and extensive archival and ethnographic fieldwork in Kenya, and has ongoing projects in Kenya and Sierra Leone. He is also the co-founder of the SAFI Project, a nonprofit organization that coordinates waste management and recycling activities in northern Kenya. His research has been supported by the International Livestock Research Institute, the Institute for Social and Policy Studies, the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, and the Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence, the Weatherhead Center for International and Area Studies, and Harvard Medical School's Milton Fund. He has worked with a variety of organizations including Innovations for Poverty Action, UNICEF, and the World Bank Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) Initiative. He received his PhD in Political Science from Yale University.

 

 

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Phone: 617-495-8503
Office: 124 Mount Auburn St. 200N-244
Assistant: Juanne Zhao

Faculty Expertise

Cities & Communities
Democracy & Governance
Politics

HKS Affiliations

Mailing Address

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