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Leading Education Systems at the National Level
Professor James P. Honan


Harvard Kennedy School
Senior Lecturer on Education, HGSE

James P. Honan is Senior Lecturer at the Graduate School of Education. Honan’s teaching and research interests include financial management of nonprofit organizations, organizational performance measurement and management, and higher-education administration. At Harvard, he is Educational Cochair of the Institute for Educational Management (IEM) and is a faculty member in a number of Executive Education programs for educational leaders and nonprofit administrators. Honan has served as a consultant on strategic planning, resource allocation, and performance measurement and management to numerous colleges, universities, schools, and nonprofit organizations, both nationally and internationally. Previously, he served as Institutional Research Coordinator in the Office of Budgets at Harvard and as a Project Analyst in the Harvard University Financial Aid Office. He has also been a Research Assistant at the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) Clearinghouse on Higher Education in Washington, DC, and has served as Executive Assistant to the president of Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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