Morgan Brown

Executive Director

Morgan Brown is the Executive Director of the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School.  Prior to joining the IOP in August of 2023, he was Deputy Director of the Resilience Center at the Atlantic Council and had previously served Harvard University as its Senior International Program Consultant, working to expand the global teaching and research mission of the University in over 150 countries.  Before returning to Harvard, he helped to lead global humanitarian responses for Oxfam America.  His background also includes non-profit and private consulting, business development, political campaign work, and he is a former professional athlete, executive, and coach.

Morgan holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Harvard College and a master's degree in public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, where he was named a Lucius Littauer Fellow and a non-resident fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. At Harvard College, he was captain of the baseball team and a recipient of both the Michael Rockefeller Fellowship and Francis Burr Scholarship.