People

The faculty, staff and fellows of Evidence for Policy Design form the hub of a research and capacity-building network that reaches around the world. If you are interested in joining that network, please visit our How to Get Involved section.

Faculty

EPoD is co-directed by Rohini Pande and Asim Ijaz Khwaja. They and other EPoD faculty researchers are practicing and teaching the cutting edge of development economics at Harvard Kennedy School. Click below to read more about their particular areas of expertise, and the many other programs in which they participate.

Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Rohini Pande Amitabh Chandra Dan Levy
Asim Khwaja Rohini Pande Amitabh Chandra Dan Levy
Co-Director Evidence
for Policy Design
Co-Director Evidence
for Policy Design
Professor of Public Policy Senior Lecturer in
Public Policy
Rema Hanna Ryan Sheely David Yanagizawa Drott
Rema Hanna Monica Singhal Ryan Sheely David Yanagizawa
Drott
Associate Professor
of Public Policy
Associate Professor
of Public Policy
Associate Professor
of Public Policy
Associate Professor
of Public Policy
Michael Callen
Michael Callen
Assistant Professor of Public Policy
EPoD Staff

With experience from diverse development projects around the world, EPoD’s staff members manage research-policy engagements and day-to-day operations from our offices at Harvard Kennedy School.

Deanna Ford Veronique Corrdin Emily Myers Robert Rosenbaum
Deanna Ford Veronique Corrdin Emily Myers Robert Rosenbaum
Director, EPoD

Senior Grants and Finance Manager

Senior
Research Manager
Program Manager
Erol Yayboke Katie Naeve Sara Steinmetz Charity Troyer Moore
Erol Yayboke Katie Naeve Sara Steinmetz Charity Troyer Moore
Program Manager Research Manager Program Coordinator India Lead
Jessica McCann Katy Doyle
Jessica McCann Katy Doyle
Faculty Assistant Program Manager
Fellows

Every year, EPoD seeks out top graduates to be Research Fellows for our many in-country engagements. Not only does this provide EPoD with a valuable source of know-how and data analysis, it gives the Fellows hands-on experience that prepares them for graduate study or careers in development.

Eric Dodge Sarah Oberst Kevin Rowe Smita Das
Eric Dodge Sarah Oberst Kevin Rowe Smita Das
Research Fellow, EPoD Research Associate, EPoD
Research Fellow, EPoD Research Fellow, EPoD
Jonathan Holmes Kunal Mangal Piyush Panigrahi Erin Fletcher
Jonathan Holmes Kunal Mangal Piyush Panigrahi Erin Fletcher
Research Fellow, EPoD Research Fellow, EPoD Research Fellow, EPoD Postdoctoral Research Fellow, EPoD
Elizabeth Spink Jennifer Peck Christina Brown Reem Alsaud
Elizabeth Spink Jennifer Peck Christina Brown Reem Alsaud
Research Fellow, EPoD Postdoctoral
Research Fellow, EPoD
Research Fellow, EPoD Postdoctoral
Research Fellow, EPoD
Mehmet Selfek  

Mehmet Seflek
Research Fellow,
EPoD
Visiting Scholars

We seek out post-doctoral researchers and professors from other departments and universities whose areas of interest correspond with our own to join us on a rotating basis. Visiting scholars work out of the EPoD offices at Harvard Kennedy School and contribute to our teaching, training and research-policy engagements.

Cynthia Kinnan Sandra Sequeira Sandip Sukhtankar Petia Topalova
Cynthia Kinnan Sandra Sequeira Sandip Sukhtankar Petia Topalova
Assistant Professor
of Economics,
Northwestern University
Assistant Professor
of Development Economics,
London School of Economics
Assistant Professor
of Economics, Dartmouth
Adjunct Lecturer
in Public Policy,
Harvard Kennedy School
EPoD Alumni
Previous EPoD Fellows
Alethia Donald Jeff McManus Marie-Pascale Gabriel Schiffer
Aletheia Donald Jeff McManus Marie-Pascale Grimon Gabriel Schiffer
Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Staff Alumni, EPoD
Melissa Siegel Sumara Atallah Matthew Pecenco Susanna Berkouwer
Melissa Siegel Samura Atallah
Matthew Pecenco Susanna Berkouwer
Staff Alumni, EPoD Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD
Sam Norris Niharika Singh Shreelakshmi Papineni Max Bode
Sam Norris Niharika Singh Sreelakshmi Papineni Max Bode
Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Senior Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD
Christine Ferris Arqam Lodhi
Christine Ferris Arqam Lodhi
Staff Alumni, EPoD
Research Fellow Alumni,
EPoD

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