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Appointments in brief

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Mason Fellows Program names Eckroad new director

Kathy Eckroad has been named director of the Edward S. Mason Program in Public Policy and Management at the Kennedy School of Government (KSG). Eckroad has been a member of the KSG community for 15 years, most recently serving as senior director of global programs at executive programs.

Commonly known as the M.P.A./Mason Fellows Program, the program is designed to prepare demonstrated leaders from developing, newly industrialized, and transitional countries to address the world’s most compelling development challenges. Eckroad assumed her new position in July.

Dormandy to direct research at KSG’s Belfer Center

The U.S. National Security Council’s Xenia Dormandy will join the Kennedy School of Government’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs as executive director for research, Graham Allison, director of the center, recently announced. Dormandy will begin her position at the Belfer Center in September.

Dormandy, who joins the center from a career in the private, nonprofit, and public sectors in the United States and abroad, most recently served as director for South Asia on the National Security Council.

– Compiled by Andrew Brooks