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    Harvard Kennedy School

    Defense, Emerging Technology, and Strategy

    The Defense, Emerging Technology, and Strategy (DETS) program has a dual mission to (1) advance policy-relevant knowledge and strategy on the most important challenges at the intersection of security and emerging technology; and (2) prepare future leaders for public service in relevant arenas.

  • Diplomacy and International Politics

    The Diplomacy and International Politics Program examines the future of diplomacy and conflict prevention, and also supports research and teaching on global political relations through initiatives on the Middle East, the Gulf, and South Asia.

  • Environment and Natural Resources

    The Environment and Natural Resources Program (ENRP) is at the center of Harvard Kennedy School's research and outreach on public policy that affects global environmental quality and natural resources management.

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    International Security

    The International Security Program (ISP) addresses the most pressing threats to U.S. national interests and international security. The program supports young scholars with its fellowship program and sponsors and edits the quarterly journal International Security, a leading peer-reviewed journal of security affairs that provides sophisticated analyses of contemporary security issues and discusses their conceptual and historical foundations. 

  • Science, Technology, and Public Policy

    The Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program (STPP) applies methods drawn from technology assessment, political science, economics, management, and law to study problems where science, technology, and policy intersect. Our goal is to develop and promote policies that expand the contribution of science and technology to human welfare.