“I use ‘disruptive’ in both its good and bad connotations. Disruptive scientific and technological progress is not to me inherently good or inherently evil. But its arc is for us to shape. Technology’s progress is furthermore in my judgment unstoppable. But it is quite incorrect that it unfolds inexorably according to its own internal logic and the laws of nature.”
Patricia Walsh is a former Executive Director for Administration with the Belfer Center. Her bio while at the Center is below.
Patricia Walsh is Executive Director for Administration at Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. She has been at Harvard for over 35 years and has held several administrative positions. She worked in the Kennedy School Dean's Office, ending as Special Assistant to the Dean; as Administrative Coordinator of the Strengthening Democratic Institutions Project; and as Executive Assistant to the Provost. She has a B.S. in Elementary Education.Last Updated: Sep 10, 2018, 4:33pm