Anaïde Nahikian is Program Associate and Teaching Associate at the Harvard Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research. She also contributes to the HPCR's IHL in Action Blog and is Associate Producer for Community Engagement for HPCR's Live Web Seminar series.
Anaïde Nahikian contributes to the Program's research and teaching initiatives. She leads the Project on the Humanitarian Innovations and Professional Networks (Étude du rôle des réseaux professionnels sur le partage du savoir et des pratiques dans le secteur de l’humanitaire) a research initiative that seeks to map and analyze professional humanitarian networks and their role in the dissemination of innovations and best practices among humanitarian workers, from headquarters to the field level, and across regions and agencies.
Anaïde is Teaching Associate in graduate courses at the Harvard School of Public Health and the Kennedy School of Government, including Strategic Planning and International Engagement in Humanitarian Protection, Global Health Practice and Networks, and the Winter Field Study. She leads the curriculum development of field based courses on strategic planning and critical analysis in humanitarian action, which has taken place in Nepal, Indonesia, Lebanon, Europe (Moldova, Italy, the UK), and India.
Prior to joining the HPCR team, Anaïde was a Research Assistant at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Kennedy School of Government and at the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health. Most recently, she was the Program Coordinator for the Achievement Gap Initiativeat the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy at the Kennedy School of Government.
Anaïde holds an M.Sc. in Human Rights from the Department of Sociology at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a B.A. in Sociology with high honors from Brandeis University.
Last updated 04-14-2013