Teddy Svoronos


Teddy Svoronos

Faculty Director of Training, Evidence for Policy Design
Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Person Description

Teddy Svoronos is a Lecturer of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, where he teaches courses in using statistical methods to improve public policy. His primary interest lies in the use of technology to replicate the dynamics of small classes on a large scale. To this end, Teddy develops fully online courses and blended learning modules that he uses to teach residential students, as well as civil servants abroad. Teddy is the Faculty Director of Training at Harvard’s Evidence for Policy Design, and a Faculty Lead for the Evidence for Decisions area of HKS’ online Public Leadership Credential. He is also a cofounder of Teachly, a web application focused on creating effective and inclusive learning environments. Teddy received his PhD in Health Policy from Harvard University and his Master’s in Public Health from Columbia University.



Article|June 15, 2020

Teachly seeks to reduce bias in both virtual and in-person classrooms by generating evidence about an instructor’s teaching.

Article|April 1, 2020

Does group collaboration lead to better decision making for South Asian civil servants?