Harvey M. Sapolsky
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Harvey M. Sapolsky is Professor of Public Policy and Organization and recently retired from teaching political science and directing the MIT Security Studies Program. Professor Sapolsky completed his B.A. at Boston University and earned a M.P.A. and Ph.D. (Political Economy and Government) at Harvard University. He has worked in a number of public policy areas, including health, science, and defense, and specializes in analyzing the effects of institutional structures and bureaucratic routines on policy outcomes. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Michigan and the U. S. Military Academy at West Point. In the defense field he has served as a consultant or panel member for Commission on Government Procurement, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Office of Naval Research, the Naval War College, the U. S. Army, Draper Laboratory, the RAND Corporation, John Hopkins’ Applied Physics Laboratory, the National Research Council, and the Department of Energy. His current research focuses on three main areas: U. S. defense politics including especially inter-service and civil/military relations; the impact of casualties on the use of force; weapon acquisition policies, military innovation, and the structure and performance of defense industries.


Lectures:

lecture
flag U.S. Planning and Realities of Post-War Iraq
as author at  MIT World Series: The Politics of Reconstructing Iraq,
together with: Yosef Jabareen, Charles N. Patterson, David J. Nash,
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flag Class 1: U.S. Planning and Realities of Post-war Iraq
as author at  MIT 11.948 The Politics of Reconstructing Iraq - Spring 2005,
together with: Lawrence J. Vale, Richard J. Samuels, David J. Nash, Charles N. Patterson,
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