Harvard University

Knowledgeable Contact

Jim Waldo

Professor of the Practice of Public Policy, HKS; Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science, SEAS


Academic Programs

• Technology Studies to the Save the World

Teaching Public Service in the Digital Age


Bruce Schneier
Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

Rebecca Tabasky
Director of Community, Berkman Klein Center

Kathy Pham
Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

Latanya Sweeney
Daniel Paul Professor of the Practice of Government and Technology, HKS and FAS


Latanya Sweeney is exploring the clashes between technology and society

Sweeney, head of the Public Interest Technology Lab, is helping to better understand how technology can cause social harms as well as serve the common good.

The Impact of Science and Technology on Society with Sheila Jasanoff

What is the meaning of science and technology in the everyday lives of individuals, social groups, and nations? Watch this Wiener Conference Call with Sheila Jasanoff, winner of the prestigious Holberg Prize.

How Using Technology to Make Infrastructure “Intelligent” is Key for a More Equitable, Sustainable Future

Policymakers need to pay more attention to how we can make our infrastructure more intelligent, resilient, and equitable, argues Harvard Kennedy School Daniel Paul Professor of Urban Policy Stephen Goldsmith