M.A. in Biblical Studies, University of St. Andrews
Harvard Kennedy School, Master in Public Policy
Stephanie has spent the past five years working in the technology sector, most recently as an Analytical Consultant at Google, and previously as a Strategy Consultant at Accenture. In her roles, she has assisted businesses and governments to develop, implement and evaluate digital solutions. She looks forward to furthering her focus on issues relating to information security and digital futures while at the Kennedy School.
B.A. (Honours) in Linguistics, Concordia University
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Ph.D. in Linguistics
In her studies at Harvard, Laurence will focus on Historical Linguistics, that is the study of the linguistic components of archaic languages, such as their syntactic structure, their morphology and the interface phonology-syntax that patterns them. In her case, languages from the Indo-European family (e.g., Latin, Sanskrit, Ancient Greek, etc.) will be investigated and compared. After her studies, she hope to pursue such interests as a University teacher and researcher in Linguistics.
M.Phil. in Greek and Roman History, Wadham College, University of Oxford B.A. (Honours) in Literae Humaniores (Classics), Wadham College, University of Oxford
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Ph.D. in Ancient History
Supratik is fascinated by the intersections between Greco-Roman, Near Eastern and Indian history. In recent years, he has been thinking about the understudied Arsakid Empire, which dominated the Near East from around 247 B.C. to A.D. 224. Through his doctoral work he aims to demonstrate that the Arsakid state should be understood as both Hellenistic and Near Eastern and therefore hopes to challenge the traditional division between ‘Classics’ and ‘Oriental Studies'.
M.Phil. in European Literature & Culture (French), Trinity College, University of Cambridge B.A. in Modern & Medieval Languages (French and Spanish), Trinity College, University of Cambridge
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Ph.D. in French
While at Harvard, Matthew aims to consolidate his knowledge of early modern French philosophy, taking advantage of the expertise of Harvard’s outstanding scholars of that era. He also hopes to develop further his interest in twentieth-century and contemporary French thought.
M.B.Ch.B. (Honours), University of Leeds B.Sc. (Honours) in Clinical Sciences, University of Leeds
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Master of Public Health
Jonathan works as a junior doctor and clinical research fellow, with a particular interest in Cardiology. He has published peer-reviewed publications in cardiovascular journals, and book chapters in medical textbooks. His research interests include addressing inequality in cardiovascular health outcomes, and elucidating the genetic basis of cardiovascular disease, to yield improvements in risk stratification and personalized intervention. He hopes that the pursuit of the MPH in Quantitative Methods will enable him to design interventions that will eventually lead to improvements in the cardiovascular health of his community.
B.Com., The University of Auckland LL.B., The University of Auckland LL.M., Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School, Doctor of Juridical Science
Sam is interested in the intersection of private and public law. His thesis explores recent developments in tort and restitution actions against the state for legislative error. Sam commenced his career as a Judges’ Clerk at the High Court of New Zealand, and practiced as a solicitor and Junior Crown Counsel at Meredith Connell, Auckland, and as a government litigation lawyer in London, U.K.
M.Sc. (Distinction) in International Political Economy, London School of Economics B.A. (First Class Honours) in Economics, Politics & Public Policy, University of London - Goldsmiths
Harvard Kennedy School, Master in Public Administration - International Development
Simon is an economist with the UK's civil service, specialising in international macroeconomics and political economy. At Harvard he will focus on the economics of international development, finance and foreign policy.
B.A. in Economics and Political Science, Victoria University of Wellington LL.B. (First Class Honours), Victoria University of Wellington
Harvard Law School, Master of Laws
After studying at Victoria University of Wellington, Lauren began her legal career working in commercial litigation at a major New Zealand law firm. At Harvard, she intends to focus on private law, having also been accepted as a student fellow with the Project on the Foundations of Private Law.
B.A. (Honours) in English Literature & Language, University of Oxford
Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, M.A. in Regional Studies of East Asia (China)
Rebecca aims to change how we understand Chinese identity and influence in the world, concentrating on Chinese ethnicities beyond the mainland. She is investigating the relationship between Chinese literature and language policy with particular focus on Southeast Asia and Taiwan. As a writer and journalist, she has worked in China and Southeast Asia writing on mass urbanisation, foreign direct investment and cultural development.
B.A. in Medical Sciences, Oxford University B.M.B.Ch., Oxford University
Harvard Chan School of Public Health, Master of Public Health
Harvard Medical School, Program in Global Surgery and Social Change
Isabelle is a trainee in surgery in London and has joined the Harvard Program in Global Surgery and Social Change. The group works through research, advocacy and national surgical planning to collaborate with partners in low and middle income countries to improve access to safe and affordable surgery for the 5 billion people worldwide who lack it. Whilst at Harvard she will also join the Harvard School of Public health and complete an MPH in Clinical Effectiveness.
M.A. (First Class Honours) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Oxford University
Harvard Kennedy School, Master in Public Policy
Benjamin comes to Harvard with experience of British politics and business. He will investigate the power of urban policy to tackle inequality in cities and the role politicians can play in making the metropolis a home. Upon graduation, Benjamin wishes to put this work into practice in cities around the world.
M.E.Sci. (Honours) in Geophysics (North America), University of Liverpool
Graduate School of Arts and Science, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Ph.D. in Geodynamics
Sophie will use theoretical predictions and numerical modeling to develop understanding of the elastic and anelastic properties of the Earth. Her work will involve modeling the mantle’s response to external forcings, such as glacial cycles, tectonic motion and orbital dynamics. She hopes this research in Harvard’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences will lead to a career in academic research.
M.Sc. in Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia B.H.Sc. in Health Science (Honours), McMaster University
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Ph.D. in Health Policy
Jamie's doctoral work will aim to produce rigorous empirical evidence on how health system organization and financing affects patient access, costs, and health outcomes. She is particularly interested in pharmaceutical policy and women's health issues.
M.Phil. in Clinical Science (Primary Care Research), University of Cambridge B.M.B.Ch., Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford B.A. (Honours) in Physiological Sciences, University of Oxford
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, PhD in Health Policy
Anas is a British primary care physician with an interest in health inequalities and global health. His Ph.D. will focus on using quantitative methods to explore socioeconomic disparities in access to, delivery of and outcomes of healthcare. He also hopes to evaluate the impact of health system reforms on healthcare inequalities.
M.B.B.S., Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine M.A. in Bioethics and Medical Law, St Mary's University College London M.Sc. in Immunology of Infectious Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
B.Sc. in Global Health, Imperial College School of Public Health
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H. program)
Dr Joseph Fitchett is a doctoral fellow in public health and infectious disease epidemiology at Harvard University.
Joe’s research focuses on the impact of global R&D on access to health technologies and incentives to facilitate R&D for vaccines and medicines for neglected and emerging infections. Alongside research, Joe serves as a technical advisor to the Ministry of Health in Malaysia evaluating innovations to enhance primary health care and disease surveillance.