Alumni Apply Skills Honed as Students in Vital Roles Around the School

September 15, 2021
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From helping cities tackle public challenges to improving diplomacy to advancing gender equality in the workplace, Harvard Kennedy School alumni contribute to the School long after graduation in many ways. For instance, several faculty members hold HKS degrees, including Henry Lee MC/MPA 1974, the Jassim M. Jaidah Family Director of the Environment and Natural Resources Program; David Deming PhD 2010, a professor of public policy, academic dean, and director of the Wiener Center for Social Policy; Kessely Hong MPA 2000 PhD 2008, a senior lecturer in public policy and the faculty chair of the MPA programs; Jack Donahue MPP 1982 PhD 1987, the Raymond Vernon Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and MPP faculty chair for 2010–2021; Arthur Applbaum MPP 1982 PhD 1988, the Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values; John Haigh MPP 1982, codirector of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government and a lecturer in public policy; Kimberlyn Leary MPA 2009, a lecturer in public policy; Malcolm Sparrow MC/MPA 1986, professor of the practice of public management; and Eric Rosenbach MPP 2004, codirector of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and a lecturer in public policy.

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