Faculty and Staff


Nancy Gibbs, Lombard Director and Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice of Press, Politics and Public Policy
617-496-1615 | nancy_gibbs@hks.harvard.edu
Assistant: Max Boland

Laura Manley, Executive Director


Resident Faculty are full faculty members at HKS, sometimes with joint appointments in other schools, whose research is based within the Shorenstein Center. Resident faculty lead research initiatives at the center and contribute to its rich intellectual life, as well as producing research and teaching courses at the Kennedy School.

Matthew Baum, Kalb Professor of Global Communication
Nancy Gibbs, Edward R. Murrow Professor of the Practice of Press, Politics and Public Policy
Sharad Goel, Professor of Public Policy
Jennifer Lerner, Thornton Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy, Decision Science, and Management
Julia Minson, Associate Professor of Public Policy
Thomas E. Patterson, Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press
Todd Rogers, Professor of Public Policy
Latanya Sweeney, Professor of the Practice of Government  and Technology
Jeffrey Seglin, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Emeritus
James Waldo, Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science, SEAS

Candace Bertotti, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
Austin Bogues, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
James Geary, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
Gregory Harris, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
Kathy Pham, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
Ayushi Roy, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
Margaret Talev, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

Affiliated Faculty are scholars and professors whose research and teaching align with and contribute to the Shorenstein Center’s mission. 

Lauren Brodsky, Lecturer in Public Policy, Senior Director of the HKS Communications Program
Susan Crawford, John A. Reilly Clinical Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Amit Goldenberg, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
Justin de Beneditcis-Kessner, Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Juliette Kayyem, Belfer Lecturer in International Security
Tarek Masoud, Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations
Khalil G. Muhammad, Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy
Pippa Norris, Paul F. McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics
David Rand, Erwin H. Schell Professor and Professor of Management Science and Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT
Maya Sen, Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Jonathan Zittrain, George Bemis Professor of International Law, Harvard Law School

Center Communications & Events

Liz Schwartz, Director of Communications and Strategy
617-495-2233| liz_schwartz@hks.harvard.edu

Lindsay Underwood, Assistant Director of Communications

Caroline Kracunas, Events and Communications Coordinator

Center Finance and Administration

Nicole Dillon, Director of Finance and Administration

Alyssa Simmons, Senior Grants Manager

Kuwardeep Sabharwal, Finance Coordinator

Lauren Faz, Administrative Coordinator

Projects & Research

Behavioral Decision Science

Principal Investigators: Prof. Jennifer Lerner, Prof. Todd Rogers, and Prof. Julia Minson
Klara Kabadian, Assistant, and Finance and Research Appointment Coordinator, to Prof. Jenn Lerner

Computational Policy Lab

Principal Investigator: Dr. Sharad Goel (Assistant: Stephanie Munoz stephanie_munoz@hks.harvard.edu)

Alex Cholas-Wood, Affiliated Faculty Co-Director 
Charlotte Tuminelli
, Executive Director
Joe Nudell, Lead Engineer
Evangelos Kassos, Engineer
Muskan Walia, Research Associate

Documentary Film in the Public Interest

Principal Investigator: Nancy Gibbs (Assistant: Max Boland maxboland@hks.harvard.edu)

Sara Archambault, Project Director
Enrique Pedráza-Botero, Special Projects Manager
Sydney Tanigawa, Project Coordinator

The Journalist’s Resource

Principal Investigator: Nancy Gibbs and Dr. Tom Patterson (Assistant: Kevin Wren kevin_wren@hks.harvard.edu)

Clark Merrefield, Senior Editor, Economics, Journalist’s Resource

Naseem Miller, Senior Editor, Health, Journalist’s Resource

Carmen Nobel, Program Director, Journalist’s Resource

Denise-Marie Ordway, Managing Editor, Journalist’s Resource

HKS Misinformation Review

Principal Investigator: Dr. Matthew Baum (Assistant: Kevin Wren kevin_wren@hks.harvard.edu)

Nicole Sunday Grove, Edit0r-in-Chief

Viktoria Gabriel, Managing Editor

News Lab

Principal Investigator: Nancy Gibbs

Emily Dreyfuss, Project Director

Megan O’Neil, Project Manager

Public Interest Tech Lab

Founder/Director & Principal Investigator: Dr. Latanya Sweeney (Assistant: Max Boland maxboland@hks.harvard.edu)

Joshua Shank, Lab Manager

Josh Visnaw, Project Manager, VoteFlare

Gabrielle Malina, Project Manager, FBarchive

Leonie Beyrle, Research Manager

Jessica Shorland, Technology Outreach Manager

Emine Dogan, DevOps

Mamoun Janfor, DevOps

Elijah Munn, Designer, DevOps

Pascal Delpe-Brice, DevOps

Christian DeCoster, Data Assistant and Voter Data Procurement Coordinator

Erika Brochu, Data Assistant

Jimmy Huettig, Project Data Coordinator

Ji Su Yoo, Managing Editor, Journal of Technology Science

Student Media Initiative

Faculty Lead: Nancy Gibbs

Max Boland, Program Coordinator and Faculty Assistant to Nancy Gibbs and Latanya Sweeney