John P. Holdren

Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy
Science, Technology and Public Policy Program,
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Office Address
Belfer-321
Mailing Address
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Mailbox 53
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact
Phone: 617-495-1498
Fax: 617-495-8963
Email: john_holdren@harvard.edu
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Patricia McLaughlin (617-495-1498)
John Holdren

Profile

John P. Holdren is Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy and Director of the Program on Science, Technology, and Public Policy at the Kennedy School, as well as Professor of Environmental Science and Public Policy in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University. He is also the Director of the Woods Hole Research Center and from 2005 to 2008 served as President-Elect, President, and Chair of the Board of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His work focuses on causes and consequences of global environmental change, analysis of energy technologies and policies, ways to reduce the dangers from nuclear weapons and materials, and the interaction of content and process in science and technology policy.

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Research

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Selected Publication Citations:

  • Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
    • Bunn, Matthew, John P. Holdren, Steve Fetter, and Bob van der Zwaan. "The Economics of Reprocessing Versus Direct Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel." Nuclear Technology (June 2005).
  • Research Papers/Reports
    • Bunn, Matthew, Anthony Wier, and John P. Holdren. "Controlling Nuclear Warheads and Materials: A Report Card and Action Plan." Project on Managing the Atom, Harvard University and Nuclear Threat Initiative, March 2003.
    • Bunn, Matthew, John P. Holdren, and Anthony Wier. "Securing Nuclear Weapons and Materials: Seven Steps for Immediate Action." Project on Managing the Atom, Harvard University and Nuclear Threat Initiative, May 2002.

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