Becoming a Member

HCPDS Membership:
Benefits, Criteria, and Application Guidelines

We welcome Harvard University faculty whose research falls within our signature research themes. Members have access to services and resources including research/data support. They are encouraged to apply to seed grant programs and participate in the Center’s programs. Term limits are for five years, with opportunity for renewal.

Prospective members must meet the following criteria:

1. Faculty appointment at Harvard
2. Evidence of scholarly research or the potential to build a research portfolio in one or more of the Center’s areas.

Those not affiliated with Harvard, but holding appointments through other Universities may become “Visiting Members.” The prospective visiting member must be sponsored by a current member and go though the application process.

To apply:  All prospective members should forward their CV to Laura Price at and request an application form. Completed forms will be reviewed by HCPDS leadership.