People

Danielle Allen

Danielle Allen

Director, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University
Professor, Department of Government and Graduate School of Education, Harvard University

2015 - 

Danielle Allen is Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University and professor in Harvard’s Department of Government and Graduate School of Education. She is a political theorist who has published broadly in democratic theory, political sociology, and the history of political thought.

Arthur I. Applbaum

Arthur I. Applbaum

Director, Edmond J. Safra Undergraduate Fellowship Program; Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Harvard Kennedy School

Arthur Isak Applbaum is Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values at Harvard Kennedy School. He directed the graduate fellowship program from 1990 to 2009 and was acting director of the Center in 2004-2005 and 2007-2009.

Jess Miner

Jess Miner

Research Director

2015 -

Jess is a Classicist with primary interests in ancient Greek oratory and comedy, higher education administration, and practical ethics pedagogy. Prior to joining the Center, she spent five years implementing an ethics across the curriculum program at The University of Texas at Austin. In her role as Research Director, she will focus on connecting the Center’s research activities with curricular initiatives across campus and with broader public discussions on related themes.

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Mónica Tesoriero

Director of Administration

2016 - 

Mónica joined the Center in August 2016 as the Director of Administration. Prior to joining the Center, she worked at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies where she served in different capacities for nearly ten years.

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