Prepared to Lead

Employers today value quantitative skills and analytical, data-driven thinking. At Harris Public Policy, students receive the professional training they need to work at the forefront of research and policymaking, and make decisions with consequences. By learning to ask relevant and precise questions, structure experiments, and collect, synthesize, and articulate data, students graduate ready to lead successful careers across sectors and around the globe. 




Data-driven curriculum prepares students for diverse, global career trajectories. Recent employers of our students and alumni include the below examples. For a longer list, see the Harris Career Outcomes Report. 

  • Cambridge Global Advisors
  • Chemonics
  • Congress of the Republic of Colombia
  • Evidence for Policy Design
  • Give Directly
  • Human Rights Data Analysis Group
  • J-PAL
  • IDinsight
  • Innovations for Poverty Action
  • Institute for Security Studies
  • International Organization for Migration
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Mercy Corps
  • United Nations University
  • U.S. Institute of Peace
  • U.S. Department of State
  • The World Bank

Empirical Studies of Conflict Project

Scholars and practitioners engage at the 2018 meeting of the Empirical Studies of Conflict project, sponsored by The Pearson Institute and hosted by the US Institute of Peace.