Paul E. Peterson

Paul E. Peterson

Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government
Paul Peterson is the Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government in the Department of Government at Harvard University. He directs the Harvard Program on Education Policy and Governance, is a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, and is the Senior Editor of Education Next, a journal of opinion and research.

He received his Ph. D. in political science from the University of Chicago. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Education, he has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the German Marshall Foundation, and the Center for Study in the Behavioral Sciences. He is an author or editor of over 30 books, four of which have been identified as the best work in its field by the American Political Science Association.

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Taubman 306, Harvard Kennedy School 15 Eliot Street; 433 Knafel Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-8312


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