Allie S. Freed Professor of Government
Daniel Carpenter, who directs the social sciences program at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Stud, is the Allie S. Freed Professor of Government in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. He combines theoretical, historical, statistical, and mathematical analyses to examine the development of political institutions, particularly in the United States, focusing on public bureaucracies and government regulation—particularly the regulation of health and financial products. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Chicago and his A.B. in honors government from Georgetown University.