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“The Harvard Kennedy School's academic and administrative leaders advance our mission to improve public policy and public leadership. Working together and with other faculty, staff, and students, these leaders strengthen the School’s teaching, research, and practice.”

—Dean Douglas Elmendorf


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Core Administrators

Robbin Chapman

Associate Dean, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Suzanne Cooper

Academic Dean, Teaching and Curriculum; Edith M. Stokey Senior Lecturer in Public Policy

David Deming

Academic Dean; Isabelle and Scott Black Professor of Political Economy; Professor of Education and Economics, HGSE

Douglas Elmendorf

Dean; Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy

Debra Isaacson

Senior Associate Dean, Degree Programs and Student Affairs

Christy Jackowitz

Senior Associate Dean, Alumni Relations and Resource Development

Sarah Wald

Senior Policy Advisor and Chief of Staff to the Dean; Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

Janney Wilson

Executive Dean

Directors of Academic Areas and Degree Programs

Chair, Markets, Business, and Government area; Roy E. Larsen Professor of Public Policy

Hannah Riley Bowles

Co-Director, Women and Public Policy Program; Co-Director, Center for Public Leadership; Chair, Management, Leadership, and Decision Sciences area; Roy E. Larsen Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management

Dara Kay Cohen

Chair, International and Global Affairs area; Professor of Public Policy

Pinar Dogan

Senior Lecturer in Public Policy; Faculty Chair, Master in Public Policy Program

Gordon Hanson

Chair, Social and Urban Policy area; Peter Wertheim Professor in Urban Policy

Rema Hanna

Chair, International Development area; Jeffrey Cheah Professor of South-East Asia Studies

Kessley Hong

Chair, Master in Public Administration programs; Senior Lecturer in Public Policy

Tarek Masoud

Chair, Democracy, Politics, and Institutions area; Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Governance

Dani Rodrik

Chair, Master in Public Administration in International Development program; Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy

Director, Graduate Studies for the Doctoral Programs in Public Policy and in Political Economy and Government; A.J. Meyer Professor of Energy and Economic Development

Directors and Executive Directors of Research Centers

Iris Bohnet

Co-Director, Women and Public Policy Program; Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government

Co-Director, Women and Public Policy Program; Co-Director, Center for Public Leadership; Chair, Management, Leadership, and Decision Sciences area; Roy E. Larsen Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management

Tim Glynn-Burke

Executive Director, Programs; Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation

Executive Director, Taubman Center for State and Local Government

Ash Carter

Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Belfer Professor of Technology and Global Affairs

Natalie Colbert

Executive Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Jorrit de Jong

Director, Bloomberg Center for Cities at Harvard University; Emma Bloomberg Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Management

Director, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation; Winthrop Laflin McCormack Professor of Citizenship and Self-Government

Nancy Gibbs

Lombard Director, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy; Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice of Press, Politics and Public Policy

Maureen Griffin

Executive Director, Operations, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation

John Haigh

Co-Director, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government; Lecturer in Public Policy

Ken Himmelman

Executive Director, Center for Public Leadership

Asim Kwaja

Director, Center for International Development; Sumitomo-FASID Professor of International Finance and Development

Jeffrey Liebman

Director, Taubman Center for State and Local Government; Malcolm Wiener Professor of Public Policy

David Margalit

Executive Director, Bloomberg Center for Cities at Harvard University

Executive Director, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government

Deval Patrick

Co-Director, Center for Public Leadership; Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership

Nicole Carter Quinn

Executive Director, Women and Public Policy Program

Sushma Raman

Executive Director, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy

Mathias Risse

Director, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy; Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Administration

Eric Rosenbach

Co-Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Sandra Susan Smith

Director, Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy; Daniel & Florence Guggenheim Professor of Criminal Justice, HKS; Professor of Sociology, FAS; Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor, Radcliffe

Executive Director, Center for International Development

Lawrence Summers

Director, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government; Charles W. Eliot University Professor

Setti Warren

Interim Director, Institute of Politics

Barbara Whalen

Executive Director, Wiener Center for Social Policy

Other Senior Administrators

Matt Alper

Senior Associate Dean, Research Policy and Administration

Sofiya Cabalquinto

Chief Communications Officer

Pam Cozza

Chief Human Resources Officer

Jeita deng

Associate Dean, Finance; Chief Financial Officer

Debra Iles

Senior Associate Dean, Executive Education

Arthi Kasetty

Chief of Campus Operations

Farhat (Meena) Lakhavani

Chief Information Officer

Christina Sirois

Executive Director, Library & Research Services