Learn. Lead. Serve.

Through research, teaching, and engagement with practitioners, Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government improves public policy and public leadership so that people can lead safer, freer, and more prosperous lives.

Our faculty, students, staff, 20,000 degree program alumni, and 50,000 executive education participants tackle a diverse range of public challenges in the United States and around the world.

The stories on the pages below show just a few of the ways we are advancing six priorities at Harvard Kennedy School:

Read more about HKS priorities