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Doctoral Programs

Doctor of Philosophy in Education Faculty

The Faculty of the Ph.D. in education come from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS), the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), the Harvard Law School (HLS), Harvard Medical School (HMS), and Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH).  

Each student's primary advisor will be a member of the HGSE faculty. Faculty from other Harvard schools may be sought for participation on student dissertation committees. Students may have HGSE advisors of a different concentration from their own. 

The Ph.D. faculty includes, but is not limited to:

HGSE Faculty, CIS

Danielle S. Allen
Candace Bocala
Ebony Bridwell-Mitchell
Gretchen Brion-Meisels
Emmerich Davies
Sarah Dryden-Peterson
Jarvis Givens
Roberto Gonzales
Monica Higgins
Anthony Jack
Meira Levinson
Karen Mapp
Jal Mehta
Fernando Reimers
Julie Reuben
Steven Seidel



Non-HGSE Harvard Faculty, CIS

Mary Brinton, FAS
Archon Fung, HKS
Jennifer Hochschild, FAS
James Kloppenberg, FAS
Michèle Lamont, FAS
Louis Menand, FAS
Tommie Shelby, FAS
Doris Sommer, FAS
Mary Steedly, FAS
Gary Urton, FAS
Mary Waters, FAS
William Julius Wilson, FAS
Christopher Winship, FAS




HGSE Faculty, EPPE

Felipe Barrera-Osorio
Peter Blair
Heather Hill
Andrew Ho
Thomas Kane
James Kim
Richard Light
Bridget Terry Long
Jal Mehta
Luke Miratrix
Fernando Reimers
Eric Taylor
Martin West



Non-HGSE Harvard Faculty, EPPE

Christopher Avery, HKS
Günther Fink, HSPH
Richard Frank, HMS
Claudia Goldin, FAS
Joshua Goodman, HKS
Christopher Jencks, HKS
Lawrence Katz, FAS
Ichiro Kawachi, HSPH
Gary King, FAS
Martha Minow, HLS
Amanda Pallais, FAS
Paul Peterson, FAS
Tyler VanderWeele, HSPH
Christopher Winship, FAS


HGSE Faculty, HDLT

Joseph Blatt
Karen Brennan
Christopher Dede
Catherine Elgin
Tina Grotzer
Paul Harris
Nancy Hill
Stephanie Jones
Junlei Li
Nonie Lesaux
Pamela Mason
Dana Charles McCoy
Matthew Miller
Mandy Savitz-Romer
Meredith L. Rowe 
Robert Selman
Bertrand Schneider
Jack Shonkoff
Catherine Snow
Jon Star
Paola Uccelli
Adriana Janette Umana-Taylor
Richard Weissbourd


Non-HGSE Harvard Faculty, HDLT

Mahzarin Banaji, FAS
William Beardslee, HMS
Myron Belfer, HMS
Theresa Betancourt, HSPH
Susan Carey, FAS
Nadine Gaab, HMS
Matthew Gillman, HMS
Takao Hensch, HMS
Eric Mazur, FAS
Charles Nelson, HMS
Matthew Nock, FAS
Maria Polinsky, FAS
Philip M. Sadler, FAS
Jesse Snedeker, FAS
Doris Sommer, FAS
Felix Warneken, FAS