Doctoral Candidate in Marketing, Harvard Business School
Silvia is a fifth-year doctoral student in the Marketing Unit at the Harvard Business School. Her research investigates how consumers use products and brands to express identity and signal status.
Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government
Linda J. Bilmes is the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard Universitys Kennedy School of Government. She is a one of the countrys foremost experts on public finance and budgetary issues, with a particular focus on the costs of war, veterans affairs, and the civil service. She has written widely, appeared on many national radio and television broadcasts, testified before Congress, and coauthored the New York Times bestseller The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict. Professor Bilmes has an M.B.A. and B.A. from Harvard University.
Post-Doctoral Researcher, Psychology
Tommy Blanchard researches the neural mechanisms of decision-making and prefrontal cortex function, using neuroimaging and single-unit recording. He earned his PhD in Brain and Cognitive Sciences from the University of Rochester. Currently, he is a post-doctoral researcher in the Computational Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at Harvard University.
Doctoral Candidate, Harvard Business School
Anil Doshi is a doctoral candidate in the Technology and Operations Management unit at Harvard Business School, where he researches the impact of digitization and information revelation on firm strategy, particularly on platforms. He has over ten years of experience in finance and startups. Doshi received his A.B. from Dartmouth College, where he studied Economics and Government.
Ph.D. Candidate in Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School
Sarah received her B.S. in Biology from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2007. That same year she started graduate school at Harvard Medical School, where she is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in immunology and conducting research on the immune response to intracellular bacterial pathogens.
Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship, John F. Kennedy School of Government
Archon Fung is a Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship at Harvard Universitys Kennedy School. His research explores how citizen participation, public deliberation, and government transparency contribute to democratic governance. He has published numerous books, journal articles, and mainstream media pieces. Fung co-founded Participedia, a collaborative project to gather information about experiments in participatory governance from around the world. He is also director of the Transparency Policy Project, an effort to research and improve systems that promote government transparency.
Associate Professor, Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit, Harvard Business School
Francesca Gino is an associate professor of business administration in the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit at Harvard Business School. She is also formally affiliated with the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and with the Mind, Brain, Behavior Initiative at Harvard. She has earned research awards from the National Science Foundation and the Academy of Management, including the 2013 Cummings Scholarly Achievement Award from the Academy of Management Organizational Behavior Division. In addition to teaching, she advises firms and not-for-profit organizations in the areas of negotiation, decision-making, and organizational behavior.
M.S. in Neuroscience
Vivian Hemmelder received her bachelor’s degree in Psychobiology from the University of Amsterdam. After working in several neuroscience labs in Holland and the United States, she joined the Harvard Program in Neuroscience, where she conducted research on learning and decision-making in the labs of Naoshige Uchida and Samuel Gershman. Hemmelder recently received her Masters degree in Neuroscience from Harvard.
Doctoral Candidate in Strategy, Harvard Business School
Andrea Hill is a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) candidate in Strategy at Harvard Business School. Before studying at Harvard, Andrea earned a B.A. with Honors from Brown University in Philosophy and Mathematics and an M.A. in International Relations from Johns Hopkins’ School for Advanced International Studies.
Assistant Professor, Marketing Unit, Harvard Business School
Anat Keinan is an Assistant Professor in the Marketing Unit at Harvard Business School. She received her Ph.D. in Marketing, with distinction, from Columbia Business School. At HBS, she teaches the core marketing course to first-year MBA students. Professor Keinan is the winner of the 2011 JCR Ferber Award. Her research on consumer behavior has been published in the leading marketing and psychology journals. Her work has been chosen by the New York Times as one of the Best Ideas of 2006 and as a finalist for the Journal of Consumer Research 2009 best paper award. In addition to her academic background, Anat has served in the Intelligence Corps within the IDF, worked as an advertising manager for an Israeli financial services corporation, and served on the Board of Directors for an employment placement agency in Israel.
Charles Warren Professor of American History
James T. Kloppenberg is the Charles Warren Professor of American History at Harvard University. His 2010 book explores Obama’s political philosophy and commitment to democratic deliberation.
Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Heidi Rehm, Ph.D., FACMG is the Chief Laboratory Director of the Laboratory for Molecular Medicine (LMM) at the Partners Healthcare Center for Personalized Genetic Medicine (PCPGM). She is a board-certified clinical molecular geneticist and Associate Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School with appointments at Brigham and Womens Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Children’s Hospital Boston. Dr. Rehm has served as the Director of the American Board of Medical Genetics Clinical Molecular Genetics Training Program at Harvard Medical School since 2006. In addition to running the LMM and the molecular training program, she also conducts research on hearing loss, Usher syndrome, cardiomyopathy, and the use of IT in enabling personalized medicine.
M.P.P., Kennedy School of Government
Alex Remington is a recent graduate of the M.P.P. program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He has worked as a reporter for the voting rights project at News21, as a writer for the Harvard-based Journalist’s Resource, and as an assistant at the Washington Post. He writes about baseball for Fangraphs and is the managing editor at Braves Journal, a popular Atlanta Braves blog. Previously, he wrote for Yahoo! Sports and the Huffington Post. Alex graduated from Yale University with a bachelors degree in political science and Russian.
Doctoral Candidate in Management, Harvard Business School
Luciana Silvestri is a doctoral candidate at Harvard Business School. Before pursuing her D.B.A. at Harvard, Luciana worked in consulting and earned her M.B.A., Summa cum Laude, from IAE Business School. Lucianas current research focuses on organizational design and the structural challenges faced by public and private sector organizations.
Fellow, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights
Lecturer, Harvard College
Jessica Stern is a Lecturer in Government at Harvard University, a Fellow at the FXB Center for Human Rights at Harvard’s School of Public Health, and an Advanced Academic Candidate at the Massachusetts Institute of Psychoanalysis. She is also a member of Hoover Institution’s Task Force on National Security and Law. She is also the author of several books and numerous articles on terrorism and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.