Democracy Programs

Ammar Ahmad Waraich

Ammar Ahmed Waraich

OPT Fellow, AY 2019-2020
Minority democratic participation; challenges of democracy; economic inequality; social policy

Dr Ammar Waraich is an OPT fellow at the Ash Center. He is a recent MPP graduate from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and was a physician in...

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Fatima Alam

Fatima Alam

Technology and Democracy Fellow, AY 2017-2018

Fatima Alam is a Researcher on Trust and Safety at Google. Previously, as a Public Policy Analyst she advised on cartography and mapping policies,...

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David  Allen

David Allen

History and Policy Fellow, AY 2016-2017

David Allen is a PhD candidate in International and Global History at Columbia University, having previously studied at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and...

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Victoria Alsina

Visiting Democracy Fellow, AY 2018-2020
CrowdLaw, collaborative transformation. public-private collaboration

Victoria Alsina is a Democracy Fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School, where she leads research...

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Jean Arkedis

Jean Arkedis

Senior Program Director, Results for Development (R4D)
Principal Investigator, Transparency for Development (T4D)

Jean Arkedis is the senior director and practice lead for evaluation and adaptive learning (EAL) at Results for Development, ... Read more about Jean Arkedis

Mariana Batista

Democratic Governance Fellow, Fall Semester 2018

Mariana Batista is an Assistant Professor at the Federal University of Pernambuco in the Department of Political Science. In 2014, she obtained her Ph.D....

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Simon Beste

Simon Beste

Democracy Visiting Fellow, AY 2015-2016

Simon Beste studied Political Science, History, Global Political Economy and Constitutional Law at the University of Kassel, Germany and Rutgers...

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Renée  Blackburn

Renée Blackburn

History and Policy Fellow, AY 2016-2017

Renée Blackburn is a PhD candidate in the History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology and Society (HASTS) program at MIT. Her dissertation examines...

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Benjamin Bradlow

Benjamin Bradlow

Visiting Democracy Fellow, AY 2019-2020
Political economy of globalization & development, urban inequalities

Benjamin Bradlow is a PhD candidate in sociology and an NSF-IGERT trainee in development and inequality at Brown University. His dissertation research...

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