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


Chelsey Crabbe, Executive Coordinator

Max Boland, Program Coordinator and Faculty Assistant

Klara Kabadian, Assistant, and Finance and Research Appointment Coordinator, to Prof. Jenn Lerner

Kevin Wren, Faculty Assistant to Prof. Tom Patterson

Communications & Events

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

Lindsay Underwood, Communications Manager

Caroline Kracunas, Events & Fellows Coordinator

Finance and Operations

Nicole Dillon, Director of Finance and Administration

Alyssa Simmons, Senior Grants Manager

Kuwardeep Sabharwal, Finance Coordinator

Lauren Faz, Administrative Coordinator

Projects & Research

Dr. Joan Donovan, Shorenstein Center Research Director 

Behavioral Decision Science

Irene Lee, Research Fellow, Lerner Lab

Documentary Film

Sara Archambault, Project Director

The Journalist’s Resource

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

Nicole Grove, Edit0r-in-Chief

Viktoria Gabriel, Managing Editor

Public Interest Tech Lab

Dr. Latanya Sweeney, Director

Joshua Shank, Lab Manager

Josh Visnaw, Project Manager, VoteFlare

Sybil Gelin, Project Manager, fbarchive

Emine Dogan, DevOps Engineer

Mamoun Janfor, DevOps Engineer

Elijah Munn, Web Designer

Leonie Beyrle, Tech Studies ResearchCoordinator 

Technology and Social Change Project

Dr. Joan Donovan, Project Director

Brandi Collins-Dexter, Associate Director

Emily Dreyfuss, Senior Managing Editor 

Dr. Rob Faris, Senior Researcher

Brian Friedberg, Senior Researcher

Alexei Sisulu Abrahams, PhD, Data Scientist

Megan O’Neil, TaSC Project Administrator

Project leadership listed above. For full team list, including fellows, visit the TaSC Project page.




Resident Faculty are based within the Shorenstein Center and contribute to the rich intellectual life of the center, 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
James Waldo, Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science, SEAS

Affiliated Faculty sit across the Kennedy School and Harvard University. Their research and teaching align with and contribute to the Shorenstein Center’s mission. 

Lauren Brodsky, Lecturer in Public Policy
Susan Crawford, John A. Reilly Clinical Professor of Law
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
Daniel P. Schrag, Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology, Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering
Maya Sen, Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Jeff Seglin, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Director of HKS Communications Program
Jonathan Zittrain, George Bemis Professor of International Law, Harvard Law School

Richard Parker, longtime Lecturer at HKS and Senior Fellow at the Shorenstein Center (retired)