Iris Bohnet, whose recent work has focused on using behavioral design to de-bias how we live, learn, and work, is Harvard Kennedy School’s new academic dean. Bohnet, the co-director of the Women and Public Policy Program, succeeds Archon Fung, who had served in the position for four years.
Larry Bacow MPP 1976 PhD 1978 becomes the first graduate of the Kennedy School to lead Harvard University. Bacow, who was previously Hauser Leader-in-Residence at the Center for Public Leadership, also served as president of Tufts University and chancellor of MIT.
Drew Faust, Lincoln Professor of American History, stepped down as president of Harvard University after 11 years. We reflect on her tenure and the ways in which she inspired the Harvard Kennedy School community.