Former Research Fellows

People: Fellows 18-19 full

S Anukriti

S Anukriti

Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Boston College
Research Affiliate at the Institute for Labor Economics (IZA), and a Fellow of the Center for Development Economics and Policy at Columbia University
WAPPP Fellow

S Anukriti is an economist whose research examines how economic outcomes are shaped by social norms and public policy. Her research interests lie in the fields of development economics, demography, political economy, and the economics of gender.

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Nancy Birdsall

Nancy Birdsall

President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development
Research Fellow, Center for International Development, Harvard Kennedy School
WAPPP Leader in Practice

Nancy Birdsall has been researching and writing on economic development issues for more than 25 years. Her most recent work focuses on the relationship between income distribution and economic growth and the role of regional public goods in development. As a WAPPP Fellow, Nancy will write a book in which her personal story provides an anchor for discussion of key issues in global development.

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Marc Grau-Grau

ISFamily Santander Chair Researcher, Universitat International de Catalunya
Academic Collaborator, International Center for Work and Family, IESE Business School
WAPPP Fellow

Marc Grau-Grau's research explores the benefits of fatherhood involvement for fathers themselves and their jobs. As a WAPPP Fellow, he is examining how men and women negotiate flexible work arrangements in their organizations and how structural conditions and gender dynamics affect those negotiations.

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Sa-kiera Hudson

Ph.D. Candidate in Psychology, Harvard University
WAPPP Fellow

Sa-kiera Hudson researches power hierarchies and intergroup relations, in particular the origins of social hierarchical perception. She also focuses on intersectionality in processes of discrimination and prejudice.

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Siri Isaksson

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics, Stockholm School of Economics
WAPPP Fellow

Using experimental evidence, Siri Isaksson examines how gender differences in everyday decision-making translate into economic inequalities. In particular, she is researching the gender differences in group work.

... Read more about Siri Isaksson

Melanie Khamis

Melanie Khamis

Associate Professor of Economics, Wesleyan University, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Research Fellow
WAPPP Fellow

Melanie Khamis’ research focuses on different aspects of the labor market, in particular informal labor markets, gender and ethnicity in the labor market, and migration. As a WAPPP Fellow, she intends to investigate the gender wage gap and occupational choices of women in the United States, in particular the role of specific high earnings occupations.

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Jeni Klugman

Jeni Klugman

Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security
WAPPP Fellow

Jeni Klugman is a fellow at the Kennedy School of Government’s Women in Public Policy Program at Harvard University and Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security.

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Inmaculada Macias-Alonso

Inmaculada Macias-Alonso

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School
WAPPP Fellow

Inmaculada Macias-Alonso is a joint postdoctoral fellow between the Harvard Kennedy School and the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago. Her research looks at the influence of gender on labor market access and outcomes, as well as the impact of gender stereotypes on evaluation processes. As a WAPPP fellow, she is examining how involving men in care, both at home and HEED professions (healthcare, elementary education, and domestic work) can further gender equality.

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Jessica Pan

Jessica Pan

Associate Professor of Economics at the National University of Singapore and a Research Fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)
WAPPP Fellow

Jessica Pan’s research examines gender differences in economic and educational outcomes, with a focus on under-explored determinants such as gender norms, social interactions, taste discrimination, behavioral traits, work flexibility, and social influences.

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Jessica Preece

Jessica Preece

Associate Professor in Political Science at Brigham Young University
WAPPP Fellow

Jessica Preece’s research focuses on the role political party messaging and recruitment plays in women’s political representation. As a WAPPP Fellow, she will develop interventions for party leaders interested in seeing more women run for and win office.

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Chiara Trombini

Chiara Trombini

WAPPP Fellow

Dr. Chiara Trombini’s research focuses on judgment, decision-making, and negotiation. As a WAPPP Fellow, she examines the impact of cognitive and affective interventions for reducing gender biases in individual and organizational decision-making.

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Clémentine Van Effenterre

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School
WAPPP Fellow

Clémentine Van Effenterre’s research examines the role of gender norms and institutions on human capital formation, labor supply, and political preferences. As a WAPPP Fellow, she will examine the formation, evolution and implications of gender differences in preferences over alternative work arrangements.

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Ghazal Zulfiqar

Ghazal Zulfiqar

Assistant Professor at the Suleman Dawood School of Business, the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan
WAPPP Fellow

Ghazal Zulfiqar’s research is focused on analyzing the different approaches to global and local advocacy for marginalized women workers in the informal economies of the Global South.

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People: Fellows 17-18 full

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Katie Beavan

Managing Director, UBS Investment Bank
Ph.D. Candidate, Bristol Business School, University of West of England
WAPPP Fellow

Katie Beavan’s research is focused on how to (un)do gender in hyper-masculine cultures and accelerate the current slow pace of progress towards gender parity.

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Marc Grau-Grau

ISFamily Santander Chair Researcher, Universitat International de Catalunya
Academic Collaborator, International Center for Work and Family, IESE Business School
WAPPP Fellow

Marc Grau-Grau's research explores the benefits of fatherhood involvement for fathers themselves and their jobs. As a WAPPP Fellow, he is examining how men and women negotiate flexible work arrangements in their organizations and how structural conditions and gender dynamics affect those negotiations.

... Read more about Marc Grau-Grau

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Sa-kiera Hudson

Ph.D. Candidate in Psychology, Harvard University
WAPPP Fellow

Sa-kiera Hudson researches power hierarchies and intergroup relations, in particular the origins of social hierarchical perception. She also focuses on intersectionality in processes of discrimination and prejudice.

... Read more about Sa-kiera Hudson

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Siri Isaksson

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics, Stockholm School of Economics
WAPPP Fellow

Using experimental evidence, Siri Isaksson examines how gender differences in everyday decision-making translate into economic inequalities. In particular, she is researching the gender differences in group work.

... Read more about Siri Isaksson

Jeni Klugman

Jeni Klugman

Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security
WAPPP Fellow

Jeni Klugman is a fellow at the Kennedy School of Government’s Women in Public Policy Program at Harvard University and Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security.

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Henriette Kolb

Head of the Gender Secretariat at the International Finance Corporation
WAPPP Fellow

As the Head of the Gender Secretariat at the IFC, Henriette Kolb serves as an advocate for gender equality issues in the private sector. Her research while a WAPPP Fellow will examine women in the sharing economy.

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Shira Mor

Shira Mor

Assistant Professor, Departments of Labor Studies and Public Policy, Tel-Aviv University
WAPPP Fellow

Shira Mor's research investigates the relationship between women’s identity structures and their performance in negotiations in order to identify a behavioral strategy that allows women to reap economic gains without incurring unfavorable social outcomes.

... Read more about Shira Mor

Chiara Trombini

Chiara Trombini

WAPPP Fellow

Dr. Chiara Trombini’s research focuses on judgment, decision-making, and negotiation. As a WAPPP Fellow, she examines the impact of cognitive and affective interventions for reducing gender biases in individual and organizational decision-making.

... Read more about Chiara Trombini

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Clémentine Van Effenterre

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School
WAPPP Fellow

Clémentine Van Effenterre’s research examines the role of gender norms and institutions on human capital formation, labor supply, and political preferences. As a WAPPP Fellow, she will examine the formation, evolution and implications of gender differences in preferences over alternative work arrangements.

... Read more about Clémentine Van Effenterre

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Jia Xue

Ph.D. Candidate in Social Welfare, University of Pennsylvania
WAPPP Fellow

Jia Xue’s research focuses on intimate violence, dating violence in young adulthood, child abuse and gender-based violence in international and cross-cultural contexts.

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2016 - 2017 Research Fellows

Renata Camara

Renata Camara

Captain, United States Army
WAPPP Fellow

Renata Camara is an active-duty Captain in the U.S. Army. Her research focuses on understanding how to utilize behavioral insights to better integrate women into the special operations community. 

 

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Eliana Carranza

Eliana Carranza

Senior Economist, The World Bank Jobs Group
WAPPP Fellow

Eliana Carranza's major fields of interests are development and labor economics. Her research focuses on the empirical study of household behavior, including its implications on economic and demographic outcomes, and the status of women.

 

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Laura Gee

Laura Gee

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Tufts University
WAPPP Fellow

Laura Gee's research focuses the influence of group dynamics and social networks on individual decision-making. As a WAPPP Fellow, she is researching how to better design job postings in order to decrease the occupational gender gap.

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Alyson Gounden Rock

Alyson Gounden Rock

Joint Research Fellow, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School

Alyson Gounden Rock is a Research Fellow with the Women and Public Policy Program and Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School supporting and collaborating with Hannah Riley Bowles on research related to career negotiations and enhancing capacity for leadership across differences.

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Marc Grau-Grau

ISFamily Santander Chair Researcher, Universitat International de Catalunya
Academic Collaborator, International Center for Work and Family, IESE Business School
WAPPP Fellow

Marc Grau-Grau's research explores the benefits of fatherhood involvement for fathers themselves and their jobs. As a WAPPP Fellow, he is examining how men and women negotiate flexible work arrangements in their organizations and how structural conditions and gender dynamics affect those negotiations.

... Read more about Marc Grau-Grau

Emma Heikensten

Emma Heikensten

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics, Stockholm School of Economics
Fellow, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
WAPPP Fellow

Using behavioral and experimental economics, Emma Heikensten researches the economics of gender and inequality. More specifically, she concentrates on gender differences in influence by evaluating advice seeking behavior.

... Read more about Emma Heikensten

Jeni Klugman

Jeni Klugman

Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security
WAPPP Fellow

Jeni Klugman is a fellow at the Kennedy School of Government’s Women in Public Policy Program at Harvard University and Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security.

... Read more about Jeni Klugman

Shira Mor

Shira Mor

Assistant Professor, Departments of Labor Studies and Public Policy, Tel-Aviv University
WAPPP Fellow

Shira Mor's research investigates the relationship between women’s identity structures and their performance in negotiations in order to identify a behavioral strategy that allows women to reap economic gains without incurring unfavorable social outcomes.

... Read more about Shira Mor

Sally Nuamah

Sally Nuamah

Joint Postdoctoral Fellow, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
WAPPP Fellow

Sally Nuamah's research research interests sit at the intersections of gender, education, and politics. Her work focuses on the experiences of girls in non-elite school settings across the U.S and Africa.

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Anna Raute

Anna Raute

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Mannheim
Lara Warner Scholar, Harvard Kennedy School
WAPPP Fellow

Anna Raute's major fields of interest are labor and public economics. Her research focuses on the effects of public policy on women’s fertility and labor market decisions as well as the effects of universal childcare attendance on children. 

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Elizabeth Singer More

Elizabeth Singer More

Associate Director, Open Circle Jewish Learning, Hebrew College
WAPPP Fellow

Elizabeth Singer More's research examines the history of women, work, and the family. As a WAPPP Fellow, she plans to complete the manuscript for her book on the intellectual and political history of maternal employment in America from World War II through the mid-1990s.

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Chiara Trombini

Chiara Trombini

WAPPP Fellow

Dr. Chiara Trombini’s research focuses on judgment, decision-making, and negotiation. As a WAPPP Fellow, she examines the impact of cognitive and affective interventions for reducing gender biases in individual and organizational decision-making.

... Read more about Chiara Trombini

2015 - 2016 Research Fellows

Anita Gohdes

Anita Gohdes

Joint Postdoctoral Fellow, International Security Program, Belfer Center, Harvard Kennedy School
WAPPP Fellow

Anita Gohdes' research focuses on political violence, state repression, and the relationship between new media and conflict. During her fellowship, she is pursuing an empirical study of gender and political violence.

... Read more about Anita Gohdes

Emma Heikensten

Emma Heikensten

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics, Stockholm School of Economics
Fellow, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
WAPPP Fellow

Using behavioral and experimental economics, Emma Heikensten researches the economics of gender and inequality. More specifically, she concentrates on gender differences in influence by evaluating advice seeking behavior.

... Read more about Emma Heikensten

Jeni Klugman

Jeni Klugman

Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security
WAPPP Fellow

Jeni Klugman is a fellow at the Kennedy School of Government’s Women in Public Policy Program at Harvard University and Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security.

... Read more about Jeni Klugman

Vera Mironova

Vera Mironova

Joint Fellow, International Security Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
WAPPP Fellow

Vera Mironova's research explores how violence affects individuals' attitudes and decision-making. As a WAPPP Fellow, she is examining the role of conflict in the practice of forced marriages of under-age girls in Yemen.

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Bobbi Thomason

Bobbi Thomason

Senior Fellow and Lecturer, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
WAPPP Fellow

Bobbi Thomason's research broadly examines how individual experience work and pursue their careers in globalizing and developing economies. Her research explores, for example, women's attainment of executive leadership in the Middle East and Africa, as well as men and women’s experiences negotiating in local or global settings.

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Kathrin Zippel

Kathrin Zippel

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Northeastern University
WAPPP Fellow

Kathrin Zippel's research analyzes gender and mobility in global science. Her work focuses on the European Union, sexual harassment politics, and the long-term effects of parental leave policies in Germany and the United States.

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2014 - 2015 Research Fellows

Victoria  Brescoll

Victoria Brescoll

Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, Yale School of Management
WAPPP Fellow

Victoria Brescoll’s research focuses on the impact of stereotypes on individuals' status and power within organizations, particularly for individuals who violate gender stereotypes. As a WAPPP fellow, she is examining whether gendered mentions of physical appearance negatively impact women’s power and status at work and in politics.... Read more about Victoria Brescoll

Seletha Butler

Seletha Butler

Assistant Professor of Business Law and Ethics, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology
WAPPP Fellow

Seletha Butler’s research agenda focuses on corporate governance issues, specifically the structure, obligations, and activities of boards of directors, including board diversity. During her WAPPP fellowship, she will be investigating how a critical mass of women on the board of directors can serve as critical influencers.... Read more about Seletha Butler

Amanda Clayton

Amanda Clayton

Postdoctoral Fellow, Free University of Berlin
WAPPP Fellow

Amanda Clayton examines the substantive and symbolic effects of quotas for women in politics. As a WAPPP fellow, her work focuses on the results of field experimental research in Lesotho to understand how a policy experiment with subnational districts reserved for female community councilors has affected citizens’ explicit and implicit gender biases as well as the electoral success of female councilors in reserved districts after the quota’s removal.... Read more about Amanda Clayton

Pinar Fletcher

Pinar Fletcher

Ph.D. Candidate in Organizational Behavior, Harvard Business School
WAPPP Fellow

Pinar Fletcher is a doctoral candidate in organizational behavior at Harvard Business School working closely with WAPPP director, Iris Bohnet, and affiliated faculty, Max Bazerman and Kathleen McGinn. Her research focuses on judgment and decision making.... Read more about Pinar Fletcher

Margaret  Jenkins

Margaret Jenkins

Postdoctoral Fellow, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
WAPPP Fellow

Margaret is a postdoctoral fellow at the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and a research associate at the Institute of Women, Peace and Security at Georgetown University. Her research looks at all-women contingents on the front lines of peace and security.... Read more about Margaret Jenkins

Jeni Klugman

Jeni Klugman

Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security
WAPPP Fellow

Jeni Klugman is a fellow at the Kennedy School of Government’s Women in Public Policy Program at Harvard University and Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security.

... Read more about Jeni Klugman

Zoe Marks

Zoe Marks

Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
2013-2015 WAPPP Fellow

Zoe Marks is a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. Her research and teaching interests focus on the intersections of conflict and political violence; race, gender and inequality; peacebuilding; and African politics.... Read more about Zoe Marks

Liza  Mügge

Liza Mügge

Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Amsterdam
WAPPP Fellow

Liza Mügge is an assistant professor in the political science department at the University of Amsterdam, associate director of the Amsterdam Research Centre for Gender & Sexuality (ARC-GS) and co-convenor of the Standing Group Gender & Politics of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR). Her research looks at the role of gender and ethnicity in parliamentary representation.... Read more about Liza Mügge

Albena  Neschen

Albena Neschen

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Management, University of Cologne; Professor for Business Ethics and Human Resource Management, University of Applied Sciences (FHDW), Germany
WAPPP Fellow

Albena Neschen is a research scientist at the University of Cologne and professor of business ethics at the University of Applied Science in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany. As part of her fellowship, Albena is evaluating whether quotas lead to a biased evaluation of women as members of the boards of business corporations.... Read more about Albena Neschen

Elisabeth  Prügl

Elisabeth Prügl

Professor of International Relations; Director, Programme on Gender and Global Change, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
WAPPP Fellow

Elisabeth Prügl is professor of international relations at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva where she also directs the Institute’s Programme on Gender and Global Change. Her research topic is Feminism Triumphant and Tamed: Understanding the Legacies of Mainstreaming.... Read more about Elisabeth Prügl

Alexandra  van Geen

Alexandra van Geen

Assistant Professor, Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University, Netherlands
WAPPP Fellow

Alexandra van Geen is an assistant professor at the Finance department of Erasmus School of Economics in the Netherlands. During her PhD program at Harvard, she was a Presidential Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, recipient of the Jane Mansbridge research award, and a research fellow at the Women and Public Policy Program. Her current fellowship focuses on gender, familiarity, and the stock market.... Read more about Alexandra van Geen

2013 - 2014 Research Fellows

Victoria  Brescoll

Victoria Brescoll

Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, Yale School of Management
WAPPP Fellow

Victoria Brescoll’s research focuses on the impact of stereotypes on individuals' status and power within organizations, particularly for individuals who violate gender stereotypes. As a WAPPP fellow, she is examining whether gendered mentions of physical appearance negatively impact women’s power and status at work and in politics.... Read more about Victoria Brescoll

Joanna Everitt

Joanna Everitt

Professor of Political Science, University of New Brunswick in Saint John
Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of New Brunswick in Saint John

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Dr. Joanna Everitt is a Professor of Political Science and Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of New Brunswick in...

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Zoe Marks

Zoe Marks

Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
2013-2015 WAPPP Fellow

Zoe Marks is a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. Her research and teaching interests focus on the intersections of conflict and political violence; race, gender and inequality; peacebuilding; and African politics.... Read more about Zoe Marks

Alexandra  van Geen

Alexandra van Geen

Assistant Professor, Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University, Netherlands
WAPPP Fellow

Alexandra van Geen is an assistant professor at the Finance department of Erasmus School of Economics in the Netherlands. During her PhD program at Harvard, she was a Presidential Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, recipient of the Jane Mansbridge research award, and a research fellow at the Women and Public Policy Program. Her current fellowship focuses on gender, familiarity, and the stock market.... Read more about Alexandra van Geen

2012 - 2013 Research Fellows

Alexandra  van Geen

Alexandra van Geen

Assistant Professor, Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University, Netherlands
WAPPP Fellow

Alexandra van Geen is an assistant professor at the Finance department of Erasmus School of Economics in the Netherlands. During her PhD program at Harvard, she was a Presidential Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, recipient of the Jane Mansbridge research award, and a research fellow at the Women and Public Policy Program. Her current fellowship focuses on gender, familiarity, and the stock market.... Read more about Alexandra van Geen

2011 - 2012 Research Fellows