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 Asim Ijaz Khwaja, Rohini Pande, and Rema Hanna. EPoD faculty are researchers at the Harvard Kennedy School who use the tools of economics to tackle some of the world’s most pressing policy challenges. Click below to read more about their particular areas of expertise and the many other programs in which they participate.

    
Asim Ijaz KhwajaDan Levy
Asim KhwajaRohini PandeRema HannaDan Levy
Co-Director Evidence
for Policy Design
Co-Director Evidence
for Policy Design
Co-Director Evidence 
for Policy Design
Senior Lecturer in
Public Policy
    
Ryan Sheely 
Teddy Svoronos Ryan Sheely  
Visiting Lecturer in Public Policy Associate Professor 
of Public Policy
  
    
EPoD Staff

 

    
Deanna FordKaty Doyle
Deanna Ford Katy DoyleKimberly RenkTiffany Simon
Director, EPoD

 Assistant Director of
Finance & Operations

Program Manager

 Research Manager
    
Alex Hall
Jennifer JohnsonAlexander Hall Judit TotthEric Dodge
Assistant Program ManagerSenior Research Manager

 Finance and Sponsored
Research Manager

 Data Analytics Lead
    
Sarah HammaEve MargolisTrudi BostianTansey Helmke
Faculty Program AssistantArea Administrator and
Faculty Program Assistant
Faculty Staff AssistantProgram Coordinator
HaurayBraley 
Gabrielle HaurayWallied ShirzoiAlia BraleyCharlotte Tuminelli 

Communications and
Program Coordinator

Field Research Manager,
Saudi Arabia
Faculty Program Assistant Training Associate
    
    
India Staff
Charity Troyer Moore

 

Charity Troyer MooreVartika Singh 

 

Research Director, IndiaResearch 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.

    
Patrick AgteHisham EsperLandin SmithSujoy Bhattacharyya
Research Fellow, EPoDResearch Fellow, EPoDResearch Fellow, EPoDResearch Fellow, EPoD
    
PageFatimah AnaniFreyer
Lucy PageFatimah AnaniJawaher Al SudairyMichael Fryar
Research Fellow, EPoDResearch Fellow, EPoDResearch Fellow, EPoDResearch Fellow, EPoD
    
DiazDomash
Louise Paul-DelvauxCarolyn TsaoGuillermo Palacios DiazAlex Domash
Research Fellow, EPoDResearch Fellow, EPoDResearch Fellow, EPoDResearch Fellow, EPoD
    
  
Yaser AlhusainiLeena Al Shohail  
Research Fellow, EPoDResearch Fellow, EPoD  
Visiting Scholars & Faculty Research Fellows

We seek out post-doctoral researchers and professors from other departments and universities whose work aligns with EPoD's to join on a rotating basis.

   
Simone SchanerAnca BaliettiJie Bai 
Visiting ScholarVisiting ScholarVisiting Scholar

Michael CallenAnders JensenNatalia Rigol
Faculty Research FellowVisiting ScholarVisiting Scholar
   
EPoD PhD Student Affiliates

 

    
Martin AbelYazan Al-KarabliehRaissa FabregasIsabel Harbaugh
PhD Student AffiliatePhD Student AffiliatePhD Student AffiliatePhD Student Affiliate
    
Tomoko Harigaya Abraham HollandAsad Liaqat Soledad Prillaman
PhD Student Affiliate PhD Student AffiliatePhD Student AffiliatePhD Student Affiliate 
     
Kevin RoweNiharika SinghGabriel TourekLisa Xu
PhD Student AffiliatePhD Student AffiliatePhD Student AffiliatePhD Student Affiliate
    
EPoD Alumni
 
     
Alethia DonaldJeff McManusMarie-PascaleGabriel Schiffer 
Aletheia DonaldJeff McManusMarie-Pascale GrimonGabriel Schiffer 
Research Fellow Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoDStaff Alumni, EPoD 
     
Melissa SiegelMatthew PecencoSusanna Berkouwer 
Melissa SiegelSamura AtallahMatthew PecencoSusanna Berkouwer 
Staff Alumni, EPoDAlumni Faculty Research Assistant, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni,
EPoD
 
     
Sam NorrisNiharika SinghShreelakshmi PapineniMax Bode 
Sam NorrisNiharika SinghSreelakshmi PapineniMax Bode 
Research Fellow Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoDSenior Research Fellow
Alumni, EPoD
 
     
Christine FerrisArqam LodhiJonathan Holmes 
Christine FerrisArqam LodhiSara SteinmetzJonathan Holmes 
Staff Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoDStaff Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoD 
     
Jennifer Peck 
Jennifer PeckJessica McCannEmily MyersReem AlSaud 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Alumni, EPoD

 

Staff Alumni, EPoDStaff Alumni, EPoDPostdoctoral Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD 
     
 
Joyce HahnKunal MangalPiyush PanigrahiSam Arenberg 
Research Fellow Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoD 
     
Estelle Cantillon 
Elizabeth SpinkChristina BrownEstelle CantillonErol Yayboke 
Research Fellow Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoDVisiting Scholar AlumniStaff Alumni, EPoD 
     
 
Smita DasNikolaus AxmannVeronica PolinKatie Naeve 
Research Fellow Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoDStaff Alumni, EPoD 
     
 
Kali den HeijerThomas DreesenLeonardo BursztynSarah Oberst 
Staff Alumni, EPoD Staff Alumni, EPoDVisiting Scholar AlumniStaff Alumni, EPoD 
     
 
Erin FletcherRobert RosenbaumMonica SinghalChristopher Robert 
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Alumni, EPoDStaff Alumni, EPoDFaculty Alumni, EPoDPostdoctoral Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD 
     
Rotemberg 
Martin RotembergAmanda HolubFlorian BlumMark Shepard 
Visiting Scholar Alumni, EPoDStaff Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoDVisiting Scholar Alumni 
     
 
David Yanagizawa
Drott
Veronique CorrdinAmanda Dahlstrand-RudinMehmet Seflek 
Faculty AlumniStaff Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoD 
     
 
Ismail KhanArielle BernhardtTyler HoppenfeldLydia Kim 
Research Fellow Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoD 
     
 
Angela AmbrozAdwoa Gyimah-BrempongNils EnevoldsenZoe Hitzig  
Staff Alumni, EPoDStaff Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoD Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD 
     
 
Karrar HussainRaahil MadhokNeha HridayaGiorgia Barboni 
Research Fellow Alumni, EPoDResearch Fellow Alumni, EPoDResearch Manager Alumni, EPoDVisiting Scholar Alumni, EPoD