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Mark Moore
Hauser Professor of Nonprofit Organizations and Center Faculty Chair
Harvard Kennedy School's Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations

Mark H. Moore is the Hauser Professor of Nonprofit Organizations and Faculty Chair of the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations. He is also the Herbert A. Simon Professor in Education, Management, and Organizational Behavior at Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a Visiting Professor in Social Enterprise at Harvard Business School. Moore was the Founding Chairman of the Kennedy School's Committee on Executive Programs, and served in that role for over a decade. From 1979-2004, he was the Guggenheim Professor of Criminal Justice Policy and Management and Faculty Chairman of the Program Criminal Justice Policy and Management at the Kennedy School. His research interests are public management and leadership, civil society and community mobilization, and criminal justice policy and management. His publications include Creating Public Value: Strategic Management in Government; Dangerous Offenders: The Elusive Targets of Justice; From Children to Citizens: The Mandate for Juvenile Justice; Beyond 911: A New Era for Policing; and Creating Public Value Through State Arts Agencies. Moore's work focuses on the ways in which leaders of public organizations can engage communities in supporting and legitimatizing their work and in the role that value commitments play in enabling leadership in public sector enterprises.

Moore holds a B.A. from Yale University (Summa Cum Laude and Honors with Exceptional Distinction in Political Science and Economics), and an M.P.P. and Ph.D. from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

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Marco Petruzzi Green Dot Public Schools
Deborah Wadsworth Public Agenda
Scott Bittle Public Agenda
Thea M. Lee AFL-CIO
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Will Okun Chicago Public Schools

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