Kessely Hong

Lecturer in Public Policy
Harvard Kennedy School
Office Address
Littauer-231
Mailing Address
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Mailbox 61
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact
Phone: 617-384-8111
Email: Kessely_Hong@hks.harvard.edu
Assistant
Casey Billings (617-496-3009)
Kessely Hong

Profile

Kessely Hong is a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and teaches both Degree Program as well as Executive Education students in the areas of negotiation and decision-making. Kessely was presented with the Manuel C. Carballo Award for Excellence in Teaching by the graduating class of 2015. Earlier, as a graduate student, Kessely won the Dean's Award for Excellence in Student Teaching at HKS. She has been a fellow at the Women and Public Policy Program at HKS, the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, and the Harvard University Native American Program. She is interested in exploring how gender and other status differences influence trust, stereotypes, and partisan perceptions in negotiation. Kessely is working to develop teaching materials that demonstrate strategies low-power parties can use to influence others through negotiation, as well as teaching materials that highlight ways to make progress in partisan legislative negotiations. Before coming to the Kennedy School, Kessely worked for the management consulting firm McKinsey and Company and taught English in Ecuador. She earned her PhD in Public Policy and MPA from the Kennedy School, and her BA from Harvard College.

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