Department of Government Harvard University 1737 Cambridge St Cambridge, MA 02138 Telephone: 617-495-2148.
Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute and Professor of Government On Leave Academic Year 2020-2021 1737 Cambridge Street, Knafel Building 216, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Our PhD in Political Economy and Government (PEG) students are registered at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and delve into a broad range of research areas during their time at Harvard.The PhD Program in Political Economy and Government (PEG) combines rigorous training in economics, formal theory, and methods with a substantive focus on the interaction between economic and political institutions and processes.The PhD Program in Social Policy is a collaboration between the government and sociology departments in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the social policy faculty at Harvard Kennedy School leading to a PhD in government and social policy or a PhD in sociology and social policy.
Government Candidates for the PhD in Government are expected to complete the required coursework during their first two years of graduate study and take the General Examination at the end of the second year. A typical schedule consists of these two years, followed by three or four years of work on a dissertation, combined with supervised teaching.Read More
The John F. Kennedy School of Government (also known as Harvard Kennedy School and HKS) is the public policy school of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.The school offers master's degrees in public policy, public administration, and international development, four doctoral degrees, and many executive education programs.It conducts research in subjects relating to politics.Read More
Some of the greatest intellectual challenges of our time are emerging from the broad fields of business management. Harvard Business School together with the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers PHD programs that reflect the changing world of business, society, and education.Read More
After graduating in 2015, I joined the Masters in Public Policy program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. There, I was able to train in leadership, negotiation, management, and policy analysis - all while concentrating in International and Global Affairs. Studying Government at the graduate level demonstrated just how well the Government concentration prepared me for the future.Read More
The Ph.D. Program in the Department of Economics at Harvard is addressed to students of high promise who wish to prepare themselves in teaching and research in academia or for responsible positions in government, research organizations, or business enterprises. Students are expected to devote themselves full-time to their programs of study. The program prepares students for productive and.Read More
Note that the secondary field in Government has different requirements; see this page for more. New Harvard College Requirements Starting Fall 2019 Starting Fall 2019, Harvard College students will have to meet the requirements of the new General Education program as well as a distribution requirement and a quantative reasoning with data (QRD) requirement.Read More
Graduate Program Overview The goal of the doctoral program is to train students to become both skilled scholars and conscientious teachers. Throughout the program students work with advisors and other faculty members as they engage in coursework, prepare for and take the general exam, work as teaching fellows, and research and write the dissertation.Read More
This year marks Harvard's 369th Commencement, and while we must be separated at this moment of celebration, the spirit of community has never been stronger. On Thursday, May 28, we will celebrate that spirit and much more as we come together virtually to honor the graduation of the Class of 2020 and to confer their hard-earned degrees. We will live stream this event, and after, each School.Read More
From corporate finance, industrial organization, and international business, to markets, competition, and government regulation, HBS doctoral students in Business Economics delve into some of the most pressing and relevant topics in the field of economics through the practical lens of business.Read More
As a fully accredited school, Harvard Extension offers graduate degrees, undergraduate degrees, graduate certificates, and individual courses to distance and part-time students. The school was founded in 1909 to extend Harvard’s vast educational resources to the community, and continues that mission to this day with a commitment to quality and innovation in distance learning.Read More