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. 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 Khwaja Rema Hanna Dan Levy
Asim Khwaja Rohini Pande Rema Hanna Dan Levy
Co-Director Evidence
for Policy Design
Co-Director Evidence
for Policy Design
Co-Director Evidence 
for Policy Design
Senior Lecturer in
Public Policy
Amitabh Chandra David Yanagizawa Drott Ryan Sheely
Amitabh Chandra David Yanagizawa
Drott

Ryan Sheely Michael Callen
Professor of Public Policy Associate Professor 
of Public Policy
Associate Professor
of Public Policy
Assistant Professor 
of Public Policy
 EPoD Staff

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

Cambridge Staff
Deanna Ford Veronique Corrdin Katy Doyle Angela Ambroz
Deanna Ford Veronique Corrdin Katy Doyle
Angela Ambroz
Director, EPoD

Senior Grants and
Administrative Manager

Program and
Finance Manager
Senior Research and
Training Manager
Alex Hall
Kimberly Renk Alexander Hall
Tiffany Simon Eric Dodge
Program Manager Research and
Training Manager
 Research Manager  Data Analytics Lead
Adwoa Gyimah-Brempong
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Adwoa Gyimah-Brempong Amanda Holub Trudi Bostian Kali den Heijer
Communications Manager Area Administrator and
Faculty Program Assistant
Faculty Staff Assistant Program Coordinator
 
India Staff
Charity Troyer Moore

Charity Troyer Moore Neha Hridaya Vartika Singh

Thomas Dreesen

EPoD India Director Research Manager Research Manager

Research 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.

Mehmet Selfek
Amanda Dahlstrand-Rudin Mehmet Seflek Florian Blum Hisham Esper
 Research Fellow, EPoD Research Fellow, EPoD
Research Fellow, EPoD Research Fellow, EPoD
Tyler Hoppenfeld
Tyler Hoppenfeld
Ismail Khan
Nils Enevoldsen Karrar Hussain
Research Fellow, EPoD Research Fellow, EPoD Research Fellow, EPoD Research Fellow, EPoD
Arielle Bernhardt Fatimah Anani
Arielle Bernhardt Fatimah Anani Jawaher Al Sudairy Lydia Kim
Research Fellow, EPoD Research Fellow, EPoD Research Fellow, EPoD Research Fellow, EPoD
Fatimah Anani
Zoë Hitzig Raahil Madhok Louise Paul-Delvaux Sujoy Bhattacharyya
Research Fellow, EPoD Research Fellow, EPoD Research Fellow, EPoD Research Fellow, EPoD
Michael Fryar Patrick Agte
Research Fellow, EPoD 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.

Mark Shepard

Martin Rotemberg 

Visiting Scholar

     Visiting Scholar
EPoD Alumni
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 Matthew Pecenco Susanna Berkouwer
Melissa Siegel Samura Atallah
Matthew Pecenco Susanna Berkouwer
Staff Alumni, EPoD Alumni Faculty Research Assistant, 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 Jonathan Holmes
Christine Ferris Arqam Lodhi Sara Steinmetz Jonathan Holmes
Staff Alumni, EPoD
Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Staff Alumni, EPoD Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD
Jennifer Peck
Jennifer Peck Jessica McCann
Emily Myers Reem AlSaud

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Alumni, EPoD

Staff Alumni, EPoD Staff Alumni, EPoD Postdoctoral Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD
Joyce Hahn Kunal Mangal Piyush Panigrahi Sam Arenberg
Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD
Estelle Cantillon

Elizabeth Spink
Christina Brown
Estelle Cantillon
Erol Yayboke
Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Visiting Scholar Alumni Staff Alumni, EPoD
Smita Das Nikolaus Axmann Veronica Polin Katie Naeve
Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Staff Alumni, EPoD
Kevin Rowe Simone Schaner Leonardo Bursztyn Sarah Oberst
Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Visiting Scholar Alumni Visiting Scholar Alumni Staff Alumni, EPoD

Erin Fletcher Robert Rosenbaum Monica Singhal Christopher Robert
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD Staff Alumni, EPoD Faculty Alumni, EPoD Postdoctoral Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD
Angela Feldhaus
Staff Alumni, EPoD