Boston

Boston SSN brings together scholars from a broad range of policy fields at Harvard, MIT, the University of Massachusetts Boston, Tufts, and other Boston area universities. Members are particularly interested in strategies to address rising economic inequality, strengthen the integrity of American democracy, and ensure the successful implementation of health care reform. Other interests include the challenges faced by low-income mothers, the consequences of the prison boom, environmental policy, immigration policy, and school reform.

Regional Leaders

cobb.rachael's picture
Associate Professor of Government and Chair of the Government Department, Suffolk University
o'brien.erin's picture
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Boston

Regional Members

ahmed.amel's picture
Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst
albelda.randy's picture
Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Boston
aldy.joseph's picture
Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University
altman.micah's picture
Director of Research, MIT Libraries, and Head/Scientist, Program on Information Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
ansolabehere.stephen's picture
Professor of Government, Harvard University
aptekar.sofya's picture
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts Boston
bellone.eric's picture
Associate Professor of Government and Applied Legal Studies, Suffolk University
bentele.keith's picture
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts Boston
bernardo.sara's picture
PhD Candidate in Public Policy, University of Massachusetts Boston
berry.jeffrey's picture
John Richard Skuse Professor of Political Science, Tufts University
bingulac.marija's picture
Researcher, Center for Social Policy and PhD Candidate in Public Policy, University of Massachusetts Boston
boatright.robert's picture
Associate Professor of Political Science, Clark University
boeri.miriam's picture
Associate Professor of Sociology, Bentley University
boyce.james's picture
Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst
brant.kristina's picture
PhD Candidate in Sociology, Harvard University
brody.julia's picture
Executive Director, Silent Spring Institute; and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine
bromell.nick's picture
Professor of American Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst
brophy-baermann.bryan's picture
Associate Professor and Chair of Social Sciences Department, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Lesley University
brugge.doug's picture
Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
campbell.andrea's picture
Department Head and Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
carpenter.daniel's picture
Allie S. Freed Professor of Government and Director, Center for American Political Studies, Harvard University
cavaille.charlotte's picture
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Georgetown University
chenault.tiffany's picture
Associate Professor of Sociology, Salem State University, Coordinator of the African American Studies Minor
clayton-matthews.alan's picture
Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy; Director, PhD Program in Law and Public Policy; and Senior Research Associate, Dukakis Center, Northeastern University
conley.brian's picture
Associate Professor of Government, Suffolk University
dayleong.anne's picture
PhD Candidate in Social Work, Boston College
dickman.sam's picture
Resident Physician, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
dorrer.john's picture
Director, Labor Market and Workforce Research, Jobs for the Future
dromi.shai's picture
Lecturer on Sociology, Harvard University
einstein.katherine's picture
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Boston University
ganz.marshall's picture
Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University
goldman.sheldon's picture
Distinguished Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst
gonzales.roberto's picture
Assistant Professor of Education, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
gordon.eric's picture
Associate Professor and Director of Engagement Lab, Emerson College
gruber.jonathan's picture
Ford Professor of Economics and Margaret MacVicar Faculty Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
harlan.sharon's picture
Professor of Sociology and Health Sciences, Northeastern University
hill.heather's picture
Jerome T. Murphy Professor of Education, Harvard University
james.sarah's picture
Graduate Student in Political Science, Harvard University
jencks.sandy's picture
Professor of Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University
jones.david's picture
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health
keyssar.alexander's picture
Matthew W. Stirling, Jr., Professor of History and Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University
laraja.raymond's picture
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst
lacomba.cristina's picture
Postdoctoral Fellow in Education, Harvard University
layzer.judith's picture
Associate Professor of Environmental Policy, Department of Urban Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
lee.heather's picture
Assistant Professor Faculty Fellow of History, NYU Shanghai
lee.jaein's picture
PhD Candidate in Education, Harvard University
lester.richard's picture
Japan Steel Industry Professor and Head of Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering; and Founding Director, Industrial Performance Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
levy.frank's picture
Rose Professor of Urban Economics Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and Lecturer, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School
macewan.arthur's picture
Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics, University of Massachusetts Boston and Senior Research Fellow, Center for Social Policy
mansbridge.jane's picture
Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Harvard Kennedy School; Past President of American Political Science Association
marrow.helen's picture
Associate Professor of Sociology and Latin American Studies, Tufts University
martin.cathiejo's picture
Professor of Political Science, Boston University
moffitt.susan's picture
Associate Professor, Brown University
murnane.richard's picture
Juliana W. and William Foss Thompson Professor of Education and Society, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University; and Research Associate, National Bureau of Education Research
lindanaval's picture
Senior Director of Public Policy and Strategic Initiatives, Scholars Strategy Network
obrien.daniel's picture
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, and Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northeastern University; Co-Director, Boston Area Research Initiative, Northeastern and Harvard Universities
offenhuber.dietmar's picture
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University
valdivia.carolina's picture
PhD Candidate in Education and Ford Foundation Fellow at Harvard University
osterman.paul's picture
Professor of Human Resources and Management, MIT Sloan School of Management
ostrach.bayla's picture
Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology, Boston University School of Medicine
pervin.aaron's picture
Graduate Research Assistant, Harvard School of Public Health
railton.ben's picture
Associate Professor of English Studies and Coordinator of American Studies, Fitchburg State University
rhodes.jean's picture
MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnership Professor of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston
rhodes.jesse's picture
Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst
rodgers.kathryn's picture
Research Assistant, Silent Spring Institute
lrosenblum.nancy's picture
Senator Joseph Clark Professor of Ethics in Politics and Government Emerita, Harvard University
royo.sebastian's picture
Professor of Government and Vice Provost for Student Success, Suffolk University
sampson.robert's picture
Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences, Harvard University; Director of the Boston Area Research Initiative, Radcliffe Institute
sands.melissa's picture
PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University
schildkraut.deborah's picture
Professor of Political Science, Tufts University
schlozman.kay's picture
J. Joseph Moakley Endowed Professor of Political Science, Boston College
schneider.jack's picture
Assistant Professor of Education, College of the Holy Cross
selod.saher's picture
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Simmons College
sered.susan's picture
Professor of Sociology, Suffolk University
singer.janet's picture
Certified Nurse Midwife, Women & Infants Hospital; and Senior Teaching Associate, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University
skocpol.theda's picture
Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology, Harvard University
sobieraj.sarah's picture
Associate Professor of Sociology, Tufts University
sommers.benjamin's picture
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Economics and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital
summers.lawrence's picture
Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus, Harvard University
swartz.katherine's picture
Professor of Health Economics and Policy, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University
thomas.kenneth's picture
Professor of Political Science, University of Missouri-St. Louis
verba.sidney's picture
Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor Emeritus and Research Professor of Government, Harvard University
vissing.yvonne's picture
Professor of Sociology, Salem State University; and Founding Director, Center for Childhood & Youth Studies
warikoo.natasha's picture
Associate Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
warren.mark's picture
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs, University of Massachusetts Boston
waters.mary's picture
M.E. Zukerman Professor of Sociology, Harvard University
weiner.melissa's picture
Assistant Professor of Sociology, College of the Holy Cross
western.bruce's picture
Professor of Sociology and Director of the Wiener Center for Social Policy, Harvard University
wicks-lim.jeannette's picture
Assistant Research Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst
wilczynski.jennifer's picture
Masters of Science Candidate in International Relations and Affairs, Suffolk University
wilmers.nathan's picture
PhD Candidate in Sociology, Harvard University