Saturday, January 9, 2021

Harvard Kennedy School

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The Harvard Kennedy School (also known as the John F. Kennedy School of Government and HKS) is the public policy school of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The school offers master's degrees in public policypublic administration, and international development, four doctoral degrees, and many executive education programs. It conducts research in subjects relating to politicsgovernmentinternational affairs, and economics. As of 2019, HKS had an endowment of $1.3bn.[3]

The School's primary campus is located on John F. Kennedy Street in Cambridge. The main buildings overlook the Charles River and are southwest of Harvard Yard and Harvard Square, on the site of a former MBTA Red Line trainyard. The School is adjacent to the public riverfront John F. Kennedy Memorial Park.

In 2015, Douglas Elmendorf, former director of the U.S. Congressional Budget Office, was named Dean of the Harvard Kennedy School and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy.[4][5] From 2004 to 2015, the School's Dean was David T. Ellwood, who served in the Department of Health and Human Services in the Clinton administration.[6]

A major $120 million expansion and renovation of the campus began in 2015. The project was completed in late 2017.[7] The School is a member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA), a global consortium of schools that seeks to train leaders in international affairs.[8]

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