Nancy Brigham Cyr recently joined the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research as the new institute administrator. She comes to the Du Bois Institute from Harvard University Health Services, where she served as budget director for seven years. Cyr has held several administrative positions at Harvard including department administrator at the Graduate School of Education and budget director at Radcliffe College. Additionally, she is a freshman adviser and a host to international visitors through the University’s International Office and the Women and Public Policy Program at the Kennedy School of Government.