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Karin Vander Schaaf

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Belfer 322
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Mailbox 53
Cambridge, MA, 02138

Karin Vander Schaaf

Administrative Coordinator, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program

Faculty Assistant to Venkatesh Narayanamurti, Bruce Schneier, and Jim Waldo, Belfer Center

Telephone: 617-496-5584
Fax: 617-495-8963



Karin Vander Schaaf is the administrative coordinator of the Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program (STPP) and provides faculty assistance to Professors Venkatesh Narayanamurti, Jim Waldo, and Bruce Schneier. Her administrative responsibilities include financial management and budget oversight, logistics planning for conferences, seminars, and workshops, and working with the STPP and Enivironment and Natural Resources Program fellows on HKS administrative matters. She is a member of the HKS Sustainability Initiative.

Karin joined the Belfer Center after eleven years at Harvard Medical International where her role was Manager of Administrative Operations and Program Manager for the Dubai Healthcare City project. Karin holds a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Graduate Certificate of Special Studies in Administration and Management from the Harvard Extension School.



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