Think tank

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Cambridge, MA, United States

The Belfer Center is the hub of the Harvard Kennedy School's research, teaching, and training in international security affairs, environmental and resource issues, and science and technology policy. The Center has a dual mission: (1) to provide leadership in advancing policy-relevant knowledge about the most important challenges of international security and other critical issues where science, technology, environmental policy, and international affairs intersect; and (2) to prepare future generations of leaders for these arenas. Center researchers not only conduct scholarly research, but also develop prescriptions for policy reform. Faculty and fellows analyze global challenges from nuclear proliferation and terrorism to climate change and energy policy. The Belfer Center addresses serious global concerns by integrating insights and research of social scientists, natural scientists, technologists, and practitioners in government, diplomacy, the military, and business.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.belfercenter.org

Address:
79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Africa, Asia & the Pacific, Europe, Middle East & North Africa, North America, Russia, South America, South Asia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1973
Age (years)
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
 49
United States average
 40
Global average
 33
Founded by
Founders: Paul Doty
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Ashton Carter
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Prof Graham Allison
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
 215
United States average
 36
Global average
 20
2017
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
 55

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
 869
United States average
 141
Global average
 170

Social

Likes (2019)
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
 14,127
United States average
 75,328
Global average
 27,922
Likes (2017)
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
 10,320
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
 25,554
United States average
 34,931
Global average
 16,331
Followers (2018)
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
 23,882
Followers (2017)
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
 17,000
Subscribers (2019)
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
 16,900
United States average
 12,081
Global average
 6,574
Subscribers (2017)
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
 9,185
Followers (2019)
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
 201
United States average
 15,724
Global average
 9,121
Followers (2019)
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
 4,868
United States average
 8,326
Global average
 6,899

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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