Belfer Center researchers include Harvard faculty members, project directors and other expert staff, senior fellows and fellows. They contribute frequently to outside publications, advise government officials, participate in special commissions, brief journalists and policymakers, and share research results with specialists and the public.
Associate, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program
At the Harvard Kennedy School, Arani's work is centered on technological and governance challenges associated with the water-energy-food nexus in arid environments, particularly the Middle East.
Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy
Faculty Affiliate, Environment and Natural Resources
Lecturer in Public Policy
Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Juliette N. Kayyem, the national security and foreign policy columnist for the Boston Globe and on the faculty at the Harvard Kennedy School, has spent nearly fifteen years in counterterrorism, homeland security, and emergency management arena.
Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
David Keith has worked near the interface between climate science, energy technology, and public policy for twenty years. His academic appointments are at Harvard where he serves as the Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School.
Research Fellow, International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom
Lieutenant Colonel David D. Kelley is a National Defense Fellow with the International Security Program and Project on Managing the Atom. Prior to his current assignment, he was the deputy commander of the 91st Operations Group at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, International Security Program/Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program/Information and Communications Technology and Public Policy Project
Lucas Kello is exploring the implications of offensive cyber weapons for international relations and security. His work involves the design of a conceptual framework for the analysis of deterrence and escalation dynamics in the cyber domain, while his policy research focuses on European and NATO institutional responses to emergent cyber threats.
Associate, Project on Managing the Atom
R. Scott Kemp is Assistant Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His primary interest lies with policy issues relating to uranium enrichment.
Senior Fellow, Middle East Initiative
Rami Khouri serves as editor-at-large of the Beirut-based Daily Star newspaper. He is also the director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut.
Faculty Affiliate, Middle East Initiative
Asim Ijaz Khwaja is Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and Faculty Affiliate with The Dubai Initiative. His areas of interest include economic development, corporate finance, education, political economy, industrial organization, contract theory, mechanism design, and computational economics.
Research Fellow, International Security Program
Kei Koga is concurrently a Japan-U.S. Partnership Fellow at the Research Institute for Peace and Security, Tokyo. His book manuscript, "Transformation of Security-Oriented Institutions," draws extensively from primary sources and field work in Southeast Asia and Africa. He received a Ph.D. from the Fletcher School, Tufts University.