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Kristin Fabbe

Kristin Fabbe is an associate professor in the Business, Government, and International Economy Unit, where she teaches the course of the same name in the MBA required curriculum. Her primary expertise is in comparative politics, with a regional focus on the Middle East and southeastern Europe, particularly Turkey.

Fabbe was co-chair for the seminar on Colonialism and Mediterranean Europe at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard and a faculty affiliate at the Middle East Initiative at the John F. Kennedy School of Government’s Belfer Center. She was also co-chair of Harvard Business School's 2017-18 Business History Working Group on Business, Politics and Historical Trajectories of Capitalist Development.

Professor Fabbe received her Ph.D. in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She also holds an MSC in international relations from the London School of Economics and a BA in history from Lewis and Clark College. Before joining HBS, she was an assistant professor of government at Claremont McKenna College.

This information is accurate for the time period that the affiliate is affiliated with CES.


  • Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
  • Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University