Jennifer Lerner

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Dr. Jennifer Lerner has been the Thornton F. Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy, Management and Decision Science at the Harvard Kennedy School since 2007. After receiving her Ph.D. from Berkeley, Lerner was a professor of Social and Decision Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Her honors include the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Award and the NSF’s "Sensational 60” designation. Previously, she served on an expert NIH panel and as the first behavioral scientist ever appointed to the United States Secretary of the Navy’s Advisory Panel.

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