Program on Crisis Leadership

Douglas Ahlers

Douglas Ahlers

Program on Crisis Leadership (PCL) Fellow
Post-disaster recovery efforts, capacity building, public-private sector collaboration

Doug Ahlers is a Senior Fellow at the Program on Crisis Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government where he researches and writes...

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Jasjeet Ajimal

Jasjeet Ajimal

Program on Crisis Leadership (PCL) Fellow, Sept 21, 2020 - June 30, 2021

Jasjeet’s work creates meaningful dialogue and shared success between the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors. He continues to serve as a bridge...

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Hiromi Akiyama

Hiromi Akiyama

Program on Crisis Leadership (PCL) Fellow
Comparative disaster recovery in US, China and Japan

Hiromi Akiyama is a consultant at the World Bank in the field of disaster risk management. She studies comparative disaster management and recovery,...

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Christine Cole

Christine Cole

Program on Crisis Leadership (PCL) Fellow
Criminal justice, police-community engagement, coordinated crisis response of government agencies

Christine M. Cole currently serves as Executive Director of the Crime and Justice Institute, a division of Boston’s 136 year old non-profit, Community...

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Christopher Combs

Program on Crisis Leadership (PCL) Fellow
Domestic terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, counterintelligence

Christopher Combs is the Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s San Antonio Division. Prior to this appointment, he was the...

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Joseph Pfeifer

Joseph Pfeifer

Program on Crisis Leadership (PCL) Fellow
International collaboration on disaster preparedness & crisis leadership

Joseph Pfeifer is a Senior Fellow with the Program on Crisis Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and teaches in several of its Executive Education...

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James Schwartz

James Schwartz

Program on Crisis Leadership (PCL) Fellow
Public safety & technology, incident management, technical rescue response, operational training

James Schwartz is a Deputy County Manager overseeing public safety and technology in Arlington, Virginia.  Until September, 2015 he was Chief of the...

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