Team directory

Team directory

Howard Forman, Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, Economics, and Public Health

Professor Forman is a Professor of Diagnostic Radiology (and Vice Chair for Finance),  Public Health (Health Policy), Economics and Management.  Professor Forman directs the healthcare management program in the Yale School of Public Health and teaches healthcare economics in the Yale College Economics Department. He is the faculty founder and director of the MD/MBA program as well as the faculty director of the healthcare focus area in the School of Management’s MBA for Executives program.

ISPS Director Alan Gerber

Alan Gerber, Charles C. and Dorathea S. Dilley Professor of Political Science

Alan Gerber is the Director of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies, Dean of the Social Science Division of the Faculty of Arts and Science, the Charles C. and Dorathea S.

Heather Gerken, Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law

Heather Gerken is the Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School where she specializes in election law, constitutional law, and civil procedure. Professor Gerken is one of the country’s leading experts on voting rights and election law, the role of groups in the democratic process, and the relationship between diversity and democracy. A native of Massachusetts, Professor Gerken graduated from Princeton University, where she received her A.B.

Jack Greenberg, Graduate Student

Jack Greenberg, Graduate Student, Political Science

Jack Greenberg is a doctoral student in American politics at Yale. His research focuses on the historical development of political institutions using mixed methodological approaches, and he is particularly interested in the structural integrity of republican government and the efficacy of democratic reforms. Jack returned to his native city of New Haven after graduating from Williams College in June 2018, and he considers himself a solidly mediocre contributor to the New York Times crossword effort in ISPS each morning.

Kahlil Greene, Director's Fellow 2020

Kahlil Greene, Yale College

Kahlil Greene is a junior from outside of Washington D.C. majoring in History with a specific focus on United States policies affecting Black Americans. Currently, he is the student body president of Yale College and is the first Black student to ever hold this title. Kahlil has also served as an executive board member of the Yale Black Men’s Union, an advocate for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, and consultant at McKinsey and Company.

Pamela Greene, Senior Administrative Assistant

Office Location: 89 Trumbull Street, Room C020
Phone: 203-432-3052
Email: pamela.greene@yale.edu

Jacob S. Hacker, Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science

Jacob S. Hacker, Ph.D., is the Director of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies, and Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science at Yale University.

Allison Harris

Allison Harris, Assistant Professor, Political Science

Allison P. Harris is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale University and a Research Fellow at the Institution of Social and Policy Studies. She conducts research in American politics with a specialization in law and courts. Professor Harris’ current research agenda investigates the ways in which institutional change affects disparities in institutional outcomes, specifically within the criminal legal system.

John A. Henderson, Assistant Professor of Political Science

John A. Henderson is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale University. His research focuses primarily on the consequences of polarization on representation and policymaking in the U.S., as well as the causes of participation and vote choice in congressional and presidential elections. Additional research interests include sensitivity and matching analysis for instrumental variables and imperfectly randomized experiments, as well as dimensional scaling and analysis of text data.

Director's Fellow Co-Coordinator

Daniel Hornung, Co-Director of the Director's Fellows Program

Daniel Hornung is a second-year student at Yale Law School. Before YLS, Daniel worked at the White House, including most recently as Special Assistant to President Obama and Senior Policy Advisor. In that role, he worked on a wide range of policy issues, including domestic and international climate and energy policy, conservation, economic policy and judicial nominations. Prior to that, he worked on economic and fiscal policy in the Office of Management and Budget.