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.
Research Fellow, International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom
Mansour Salsabili is an Iranian scholar and former diplomat who participated in different aspects of the work of the United Nations (UN) in New York from UN reforms to the Non-Aligned Movement and also was a disarmament expert dealing with the Conference on Disarmament at the European office of the UN in Geneva.
Executive Director for Research, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Member of the Board,, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Gary Samore is the Executive Director for Research at the Belfer Center. Prior to this, he served for four years as President Obamas White House Coordinator for Arms Control and the Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Terrorism, including as U.S. Sherpa for the 2010 and 2012 Nuclear Security Summits.
Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
David E. Sanger is a senior fellow and adjunct lecturer in public policy at Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Sanger is also chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times and is one of the newspaper's senior writers.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group
Nidhi Santen's research focuses on improving numerical modeling methods to study the trade-offs between different types of environmental and technology policies for electric power system air emissions management.
Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Simon Saradzhyan is a research fellow at Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center. His research interests include nuclear and conventional terrorism, arms control, foreign, defense, security and space policies of Russia and other newly-independent states as well as their relations with the United States and European Union.
Professor of Public Policy and Corporate Management in the Aetna Chair, Emeritus
Gordon Donaldson Professor of Business Administration, HBS, Belfer Center Faculty Affiliate
James K. Sebenius is the Gordon Donaldson Professorship of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and director of the Harvard Negotiation Project. A faculty affiliate with the Belfer Center, he co-chairs the Iran Nuclear Negotiations Working Group with Belfer Center Director Graham Allison.
Visting Scholar, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program
Afreen Siddiqi is broadly interested in quantitative systems-level analysis of the energy-water nexus and its policy implications. She is also a Research Scientist in the Engineering Systems Division at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she is currently working on structured cross-domain interactions of large-scale systems.
Research Fellow, International Security Program
Anja Sletteland's research deals with how ideas about the world attain influence in the society. In her dissertation, she focuses on American narratives of the alliance between the United States and Israel. The project explores how diverging narratives play out in and shape the political discourse.
Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government; Member of the Board; Director, Harvard Project on Climate Agreements
Director, Harvard Environmental Economics Program
Chair, Environment and Natural Resources Faculty Group
Chairman, Ph.D. Programs in Public Policy and Political Economy & Government
Co-Chair, Kennedy School-Harvard Business School Joint Degree Programs
Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Robert N. Stavins is the Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government, Director of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program, and Chairman of the Environment and Natural Resources Faculty Group.