Dr. Calestous Juma Featured

Calestous Juma is Professor of the Practice of International Development and Director of the Science, Technology, and Globalization Project.

He is a former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity and Founding Director of the African Centre for Technology Studies inNairobi, and he also served as Chancellor of the University of Guyana. He has been elected to several scientific academies including the Royal Society of London, the US National Academy of Sciences and the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World.

He has won several international awards for his work on sustainable development. He holds a PhD in science and technology policy studies and has written widely on science, technology, and environment. He teaches courses in developmental policy as part of the MPA/ID Program.

He is lead author of Innovation: Applying Knowledge in Development. He is editor of the International Journal of Technology and Globalisation and International Journal of Biotechnology.

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  • Location:


    Kennedy School of Government

    Mailbox 53

    79 JFK Street

    Cambridge, MA 02138-5801


  • Phone Number: 617-496-8127
  • Fax Number: 617-495-8963
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    Dr. Juma's Harvard Profile

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