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 Jobs and Opportunities page. 

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Leadership

EPoD is led by HKS Faculty Rema Hanna and Director Katy Doyle. 

Katy Doyle
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Director, Evidence for Policy Design
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Faculty Director, Evidence for Policy Design
Jeffrey Cheah Professor of South-East Asia Studies, Harvard Kennedy School
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Faculty Director of Training, Evidence for Policy Design
Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
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Faculty Affiliates

EPoD faculty are researchers at Harvard University who produce cutting-edge research evidence to tackle some of the world’s most pressing policy challenges.

Faculty
Assistant Professor of Global Health and Economics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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Bruce A. Beal, Robert L. Beal, and Alexander S. Beal Associate Professor of Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan Public School of Health
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Assistant Professor of Economics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
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Peter Wertheim Professor in Urban Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Jie Bai
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Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
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Assistant Professor of Economics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Eliana Carranza
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Senior Economist, World Bank Jobs Group
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John G. McLean Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
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Professor of Economics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
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Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
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Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
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Sumitomo-FASID Professor of International Finance and Development
Director, Center for International Development
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Associate Professor of Government, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
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Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
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Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
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Associate Professor of Global Health Economics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
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Assistant Professor of Government, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
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Associate Professor of Economics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
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Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
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Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
Michael Walton
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Senior Lecturer of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
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Assistant Professor of Economics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
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Staff

EPoD has a team of experienced staff that work together to strategically support the activities and goals of the program. Each staff member brings specific expertise to EPoD based on their various backgrounds.

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Faculty and Program Assistant
Heather Dunbar
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Finance and Grants Manager
Deanna
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Strategy Consultant, Former Executive Director, Evidence for Policy Design
Sarah Hinzman
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Communications Assistant
Peter Kearns
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Assistant Director of Finance and Research Administration
Amelia Knudson
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Research and Training Manager
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Area Administrator & Faculty Assistant
Ammar Malik
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Director of Research, EPoD at CID, Harvard Kennedy School
Eve Margolis
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Program Manager
Preston Pero
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Faculty & Program Assistant
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LEAPS Director,
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Research Manager, EPoD at CID, Harvard Kennedy School
Fay Terrett
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Research Manager
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Senior Training Manager, EPoD at CID, Harvard Kennedy School
tara Tyrrell
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Faculty Assistant and Project Coordinator
Alexa Weiss
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Research Manager
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Fellows

EPoD seeks out top candidates with advanced data analysis skill sets to be Research Fellows for our many in-country engagements. 

Luma Akkad
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EPoD Postdoctoral Fellow
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Postdoctoral Fellow
Ana Franco
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Daniela Paz
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Pre-Doctoral Fellow, EPoD
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Research Fellow, EPoD
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Senior Fellows & Visiting Scholars

EPoD enlists post-doctoral researchers as well as professors from other Harvard departments and universities to join the program on a rotating basis. The Visiting Scholars and Faculty Research Fellows engage in projects that align with and support EPoD’s research activities.

Visiting Scholars & Faculty Research Fellows
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Henry J. Heinz II Professor of Economics and Director of the Economic Growth Center at Yale University
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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
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Senior Fellow, Advisor
President & CEO of the Centre for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP)
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PhD Student Affiliates

EPoD offers opportunities for PhD students to work with EPoD faculty on different research projects. Their work with EPoD helps facilitate and supplement PhD students’ independent research toward advanced professional degrees on topics related to EPoD’s focal areas.

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Arielle Bernhardt
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Awa Ambra Seck
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Emma
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Layane Elhor
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Isabelle Feldhaus
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Caroline Geiger
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Zoe Hitzig
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Alyssa Huberts
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Aayush Khadka
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Todd Lewis
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Jiahua Liu
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Jose Ramón Enríquez
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Niha Singh
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Sian Tsuei
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Fellow Alumni

Ismail Khan
EPoD Alumni
Former Research Fellow, EPoD
Tyler Hoppenfeld
EPoD Alumni
Former Research Fellow, EPoD
Lydia Kim
EPoD Alumni
Research Fellow
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Research Fellow, EPoD
Zoë Hitzig
EPoD Alumni
Research Fellow
Karrar Hussain
EPoD Alumni
Former Research Fellow
Raahil Madhok
EPoD Alumni
Former Research Fellow
Patrick Agte
EPoD Alumni
Former Research Fellow
Hisham Esper
EPoD Alumni
Former Research Fellow
Louise Paul-Delvaux
EPoD Alumni
Former Research Fellow
Alex Domash
EPoD Alumni
Former Research Fellow
Muhammed Zia Mehmood
EPoD Alumni
Former Research Fellow
Yusuf Neggers
EPoD Alumni
Former Research Fellow
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Former Research Fellow
Mohammed Alyami
EPoD Alumni
Former Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Florian Blum
EPoD Alumni
Former Research Fellow, EPoD
Amanda Dahlstrand-Rudin
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Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD
Mehmet Seflek
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Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD
Zeina Ali Siam
EPoD Alumni
Postdoctoral Fellow Alumni, EPoD
Leena
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Former Research Fellow
Jawaher Al Sudairy
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Research Fellow
Yaser
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Former Policy Research Fellow
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Post Doctoral Research Fellow
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Anca Balietti
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Former Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Jonas Bergan Draege
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Postdoctoral Fellow Alumni, EPoD
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Research Fellow
Aaron Berman
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Research Fellow Alumni, EPoD
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Senior Research Associate
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Aditi Bhutoria
EPoD Alumni
Former Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
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Cécile Delcuvellerie
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Manon
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Akshay Govind Dixit
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Raissa
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Nikita Kohli
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Research Fellow
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Research Associate
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Janhavi
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Lucy
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Landin Smith
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Former Research Fellow
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Marrit Teirlinck
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Carolyn
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Former Research Fellow
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Ge Yin
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